Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
10:15 am EDT Sep 19, 2018
10am EDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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