Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast

58°F

14°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 8:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 10 to 18 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 10 to 18 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.4°N 86.88°W (Elev. 646 ft)
8:15 pm EDT May 3, 2016
9pm EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 10, 2016
 
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