Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
7:45 pm EDT May 5, 2016
8pm EDT May 5, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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