Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

Frost Advisory until May 8, 10:00am
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    Frost Advisory until May 8, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Frost Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light north northeast wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am.  Low around 47. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 54. Northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light north  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light north northeast wind.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Low around 47. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 54. Northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.91°W (Elev. 604 ft)
8:45 am EDT May 8, 2021
9am EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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