Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fog

53°F

12°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 1 May 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE West Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE West Lafayette IN
 40.46°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
8:45 am EDT May 1, 2016
9am EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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