Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 Aug 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
4:15 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
4pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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