Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 10:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
10:45 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
11pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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