Excessive Heat in the Central U.S. This Week; Monsoon Rains Return to the Southwest Late This Week

A sultry several days is expected across the central half of the U.S. as excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast. Flash flooding impacts will be possible across northern Utah and Colorado into southern Wyoming late this week into the weekend as monsoonal rainfall ramps back up in complex terrain, burned areas, and urban areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Light southeast wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Light west southwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Light southeast wind.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Light west southwest wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.85°W (Elev. 699 ft)
12:45 am EDT Jul 27, 2021
1am EDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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