Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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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 47%
Wind Speed S 12 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 28 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
1:45 pm EDT May 28, 2016
3pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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