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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light east wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
7:55 pm EDT May 27, 2015
9pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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