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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 15 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 55. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. South southwest wind 8 to 10 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

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am.  Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 55. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.44°N 86.94°W (Elev. 676 ft)
4:15 pm EDT Mar 24, 2017
5pm EDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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