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Severe weather expected in the Southern Plains on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Moderate Risk of severe weather (next-to-highest threat level) in the Southern Plains on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in north Texas and central Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro area. Numerous severe thunderstorms with very large hail, tornadoes, and damaging winds are expected into the late evening hours. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Partly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Mar 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. South southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southeast wind around 6 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 and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 63. South southwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
3:16 pm EDT Mar 26, 2017
3pm EDT Mar 26, 2017-6pm EDT Apr 1, 2017
 
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