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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 8 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
9:45 am EDT Aug 16, 2017
9am EDT Aug 16, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2017
 
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