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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 20 Jul 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Dayton IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Dayton IN
 40.42°N 86.8°W (Elev. 653 ft)
5:15 pm EDT Jul 20, 2017
5pm EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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