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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

51°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 16 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 29 Apr 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 08:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature rising to around 58 by 5am. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 77. South wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 52. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature rising to around 58 by 5am. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 77. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 52. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
9:59 pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
10pm EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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