Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
7:15 am EDT Jun 26, 2016
7am EDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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