Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

61°F

16°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

Flood Warning until May 26, 02:00pm
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Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until May 26, 02:00pm

    NOW until
    2:00pm Sun

    Flood Warning

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
8:45 am EDT May 24, 2019
8am EDT May 24, 2019-6pm EDT May 30, 2019
 
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