Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

72°F

22°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 78. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 68. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 78. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 68. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
12:45 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
1am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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