Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. South wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.91°W (Elev. 604 ft)
4:15 am EDT May 25, 2020
4am EDT May 25, 2020-6pm EDT May 31, 2020
 
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