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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 17 Aug 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.94°W (Elev. 630 ft)
4:45 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
4am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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