Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast with Haze

55°F

13°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Widespread fog, mainly after 5pm. High near 59. East wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Widespread fog before 8pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 49. North northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Fog

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Widespread fog, mainly after 5pm. High near 59. East wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Widespread fog before 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 49. North northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
1:18 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
2pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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