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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light east wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.4°N 86.88°W (Elev. 646 ft)
9:55 pm EDT May 27, 2015
11pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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