Threats for Tornadoes and Flash Flooding Continue Across the Central U.S. Today

Widespread flooding is ongoing across parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri due to very heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. The threat for severe thunderstorms producing tornadoes, strong winds, large hail, and additional flash flooding, will continue to shift slowly eastward across the region today. Additional, dangerous flooding is expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 15 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 21 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 56. Breezy, with an east wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am.  High near 81. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 56. Breezy, with an east wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. High near 81. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
2:15 pm EDT May 21, 2019
3pm EDT May 21, 2019-6pm EDT May 27, 2019
 
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