Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 14 Aug 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Attica IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Light north northeast wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Light north northeast wind.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Attica IN
 40.28°N 87.24°W (Elev. 656 ft)
12:46 pm EDT Aug 14, 2020
12pm EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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