Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 26 Jun 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE West Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 7 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE West Lafayette IN
 40.46°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
4:45 pm EDT Jun 26, 2016
4pm EDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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