Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 21 Jul 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.91°W (Elev. 604 ft)
9:45 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
9am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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