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Severe weather expected for portions of the Central U.S on Thursday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) expects severe weather in the Central U.S on Thursday. The area of greatest concern is in the southern and central Plains. This area has been outlined by SPC as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 11:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Light south southeast wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southeast wind becoming south southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 9 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.4°N 86.88°W (Elev. 646 ft)
12:35 am EDT May 7, 2015
1am EDT May 7, 2015-6pm EDT May 13, 2015
 
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