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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light south southeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light south southeast wind.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.94°W (Elev. 630 ft)
9:45 pm EDT Aug 20, 2017
10pm EDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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