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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.8 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 23 Mar 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
7:15 am EDT Mar 23, 2017
8am EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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