Tropical Storm Claudette Impacts the Gulf Coast; Severe Weather from the Central Plains to the Ohio Valley; Heat Wave Persists in West

Claudette is expected to produce heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash flooding across coastal Mississippi and Alabama, and the far western Florida Panhandle through the afternoon. Severe thunderstorms are expected from the central High Plains to the mid Mississippi Valley and parts of the Ohio Valley. Dangerous and record-breaking heat will continue across a large portion of the western U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 19 Jun 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
12:15 pm EDT Jun 19, 2021
12pm EDT Jun 19, 2021-6pm EDT Jun 25, 2021
 
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