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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 19 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light south southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light south southeast wind.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
5:15 pm EDT Aug 19, 2017
5pm EDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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