Southern U.S. Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Threat Sunday; Fire Weather in the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms may occur Sunday from parts of central and east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in the lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of northern California and the Southwest again Sunday and Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Rain

9°C

48°F

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NE 22 km/h
Barometer 1017.0 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (42°F)
Visibility 8 km
Wind Chill6°C (42°F)
Last update 9 May 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 7. East wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Steady temperature around 8. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 26 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 8 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 3. North northeast wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming light north  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Light north wind increasing to 9 to 14 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light north northeast  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 16.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 18.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 7. East wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Steady temperature around 8. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 26 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 3. North northeast wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming light north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Light north wind increasing to 9 to 14 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light north northeast in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 16.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 192 m)
1:45 am EDT May 9, 2021
1am EDT May 9, 2021-6pm EDT May 15, 2021
 
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