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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 19 Apr 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 50. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 29. North wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 50. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 29. North wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
5:15 am EDT Apr 19, 2018
6am EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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