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Severe Thunderstorms for the Midwest, Monsoon in the Southwest, Heat Continues in Southern and Central U.S on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday in portions of the Midwest. Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures continue in the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heat Advisories are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

82°F

28°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 26 Jul 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Light south southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.91°W (Elev. 604 ft)
4:15 pm EDT Jul 26, 2017
4pm EDT Jul 26, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 1, 2017
 
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