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.

A Few Clouds

80°F

27°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 16 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 28 May 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West 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 22 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    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.  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 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °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 22 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
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. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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 79.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:15 pm EDT May 28, 2016
2pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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