Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected in the Midwest

Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the Central U.S., from Oklahoma up to the northern Great Lakes. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with the greatest amounts likely across northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe, with hail and damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 26 Aug 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south southwest wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south southwest wind.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
2:15 pm EDT Aug 26, 2016
2pm EDT Aug 26, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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