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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Sunday for the northern Plains and Upper Midwest

Severe weather will be possible Sunday across much of the northern Plains. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted Slight and Moderate Risks mainly for large hail and damaging winds, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Upper Midwest, heavy rainfall could lead to isolated flash flooding with 1 to 2 inches of rainfall possible over the next 24 hours.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 5 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. High near 76. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.4°N 86.88°W (Elev. 646 ft)
1:15 pm EDT Jul 5, 2015
2pm EDT Jul 5, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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