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Active Weather Pattern Ahead

Scattered storm chances return for much of the week ahead.

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Harrison Girls Golf Continues

Harrison Girls Golf Continues

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Dry Sunday Before Rain Returns For The Work Week

Another round of warm temperatures can be expected in Sunday's forecast. Highs will reach the mid to upper 80's. A few isolated showers and storms will be possible throughout the day, but most will remain dry.

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6PM News Update

WLFI News 18's Weekend Report at six

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Warm Weekend Continues Sunday

Another round of warm temperatures can be expected in Sunday's forecast. Highs will reach the mid to upper 80's. A few isolated showers and storms will be possible throughout the day, but most will remain dry.

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Purdue submitting plans for new nursing and pharmacy building

Purdue University will soon submit plans for a New Building for Nursing and Pharmacy. The new building will be an active clinical learning center.

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Purdue Enrollment Hits a Record High

For the fall 2020 semester nearly 9,000 freshman have enrolled.

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/7/20): Hotter, humid with storms.

Hotter, humid weather returns with the risk of storms ahead.

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ISDH: Tippecanoe County reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, Carroll reports 20

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Friday, August 7, that 1,253 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Gov. Holcomb announces expanded peer recovery options

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced a partnership between the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and Mental Health America of Indiana to expand access to trained peer support recovery professionals through the Indiana Recovery Network.

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Logansport crash kills two

A fatal crash between a van and a semi happened around 2 p.m. Thursday

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Person found in road dies at area hospital

Lafayette Police are investigating the death of a man found in the road.

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Fantastic Weather this Friday Afternoon (8/7/2020)

The pleasant, sunny weather will continue through tomorrow. Although a little more humidity will creep in for tomorrow afternoon. Shower and storm chances will return late Saturday night through most of the work week next week. A warm-up will also start over the weekend with high temperatures near 90 on Sunday and Monday, then upper 80’s for the remainder of the week. – Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Comfortable and Sunny Start this Friday Morning (8/7/2020)

It’s another refreshing morning across Greater Lafayette with temperatures in the 50’s out-the-door. High pressure situated over the Great Lakes will provide us with a mostly clear sky, along with a light northeasterly breeze throughout the day. Daytime highs will be slightly warmer, but seasonal in the mid to lower 80’s. This evening, our comfortable north winds will shift and drive out of the south bringing changes to the forecast.A warmer and more humid air mass will return for the upcoming weekend. - Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/6/20): Hotter & more humid weather ahead with storms.

Cooler now, but hotter & more humid weather ahead with storms.

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Federal contract bringing recovery hubs to Indiana, expanding resources for people in need

A new partnership with the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and Mental Health of America will expand help to those who need it most during this time. News 18 spoke with workers for the division and a local organization about the impact this expansion of resources will have.

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State School Superintendent McCormick addresses 2020-2021 school year

On Thursday, State School Superintendent Jennifer McCormick addressed frequently asked questions and some aspects of the school that are still in the planning process.

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/6/20): Hotter & More Humid Weather Ahead.

Very warm & muggy weather with storms in the forecast.

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ISDH: Tippecanoe County reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, State tops 70,000

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Thursday, August 6, that 1,051 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Sheriff's Office conducting school bus safety patrols

Officers in Clinton County will be positioned along bus stops and routes.

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State Superintended addresses 2020-2021 school year

McCormick answered questions and addressed changes to the school year.

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Another Comfortable Afternoon with More Sunshine (8/6/2020)

Enjoy these sunny and unseasonably cool/comfortable conditions to finish the work week. We will be heating up with increasing humidity into the weekend. Dry weather is expected through Saturday, then chances for showers and thunderstorms arrive Sunday and continue into early next week. – Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Pleasant with Some Patchy Fog this Thursday Morning (8/6/2020)

It is another refreshing morning across Greater Lafayette with temperatures in the 50’s out-the-door. There are some pockets of fog, but a mainly sunny sky will help to burn that off by mid-morning. Temperatures will stay comfortable today with max temperatures in the upper 70’s. A warmer and more humid air mass will return for the upcoming weekend. - Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Jeff Brohm Shares Thoughts on 2020 Season

Jeff Brohm Shares Thoughts on 2020 Season

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/5/20): Turning warmer & humid for the weekend.

Turning warmer & humid for the weekend with some storms by Sunday.

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Purdue graduate students voice concern about university reopening plan

As the day gets closer for when Purdue's fall semester starts, some graduate students said they have concerns with the "Protect Purdue Plan."

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Logansport city council votes on resolution against zinc factory

On Wednesday we heard from the City of Logansport about a zinc factory currently being built. News 18 spoke with residents and city leaders who say allowing WSP in Cass County isn't a smart move.

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/5/20): Cooler now, hotter, humid for the weekend.

Cooler weather now will give way to hotter, humid weather for the weekend with eventual storms.

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17 test positive for COVID-19 at a Delphi long term care facility

More than a dozen people have tested positive for COVID-19 at a Delphi long term care facility, according to a Carroll County Health Department nurse.

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Residents battle with county over zinc factory

On Wednesday we heard from the City of Logansport about a zinc factory currently being built. News 18 spoke with residents and city leaders who say allowing WSP in Cass County isn't a smart move.

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Purdue Student Farm making produce available to the public

Starting Friday, the Purdue Student Farm will be selling boxes filled with seasonable vegetables.

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Archaeological survey to be conducted at Prophetstown State Park

A $50,000 dollar grant is helping fund an archaeological survey at Prophetstown State Park.

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/5/20): Cooler now, much warmer & humid by the weekend.

It is cooler now, but much warmer & humid weather returns for the weekend with increasing potential of storms right into next week.

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Gov. Holcomb provides weekly update on COVID-19 fight

Due to a technical issue, the replay does not include the first 12 minutes. Gov. Eric J. Holcomb, the Indiana State Department of Health and other state leaders will host their media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana.

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ISDH: Clinton County reporters 28 new COVID-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Wednesday, August 5, that 740 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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New Purdue Union Club Hotel officially opens

The hotel reopens after closing in May for renovations.

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Big Ten football season set to begin on Labor Day weekend

The Big Ten released its 10-game conference-only football schedule beginning as early as Labor Day weekend but cautioned Wednesday there is no certainty games will be played.

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Teachers union backs strike if schools can't reopen safely

Indiana’s second-largest teacher organization announced Tuesday that its members may resort to striking to ensure a safe return to school as the state continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bright, Cool and Comfortable this Wednesday Afternoon (8/5/2020)

Very pleasant weather is expected for the remainder of the work week with plenty of sunshine and unseasonably cooler temperatures accompanied by less humidity. We will gradually climb back toward seasonal by Friday, followed by a hot and humid air mass driving in for the weekend. – Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Refreshingly Cool and Comfortable Start this Wednesday Morning (8/5/2020)

High pressure over Illinois and Missouri will build east acrossIndiana and the Ohio Valley today through Friday. This will resultin party cloudy and cool weather the next few days. A warmer and more humid air mass will return for the upcoming weekend bringing our next opportunity for scattered showers and storms arriving late Saturday with increasing chances on Sunday into Monday. - Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/4/20): Cool night, nice Wednesday before we heat up by the weekend.

Cool now, but much hotter & more humid to oppressive weather will overspread the area this weekend to next week.

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Park Visits Have Increased During the Pandemic

Both parks departments in Greater Lafayette say they have seen an increase in people using the local trails and playgrounds.

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Food Finders walk-up pantry is re-opening with new safety methods

Food Finders walk-up pantry is re-opening with new safety methods

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/4/20): Coolest night since mid-May ahead.

The coolest night since mid-May will give way to a nice Wednesday with temperatures (once again) below normal.

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Dedication held at Carroll County farm

100 years ago, the American Soybean Association was founded on the Fouts Soyland Farm in Camden. Today, the farm was dedicated with a historical marker.

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Lafayette Schools Are Preparing For Socially Distanced In-Person Learning

Lafayette Schools Are Preparing For Socially Distanced In-Person Learning

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Precision 18 Forecast: Coolest Night Since Mid-May

Tonight's forecast low of 51 would be the coolest low since May 13.

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ISDH: Tippecanoe County reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Tuesday, August 4, that 836 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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6 Indiana State football players test positive for COVID-19

Practice and conditioning are suspended for the next 14 days.

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Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 73287

Reported Deaths: 3036
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion15701725
Lake7496275
Elkhart480184
Allen3835163
St. Joseph342381
Hamilton2723104
Vanderburgh192213
Hendricks1871108
Cass17869
Johnson1741118
Porter129439
Clark120247
Tippecanoe118911
Madison94365
LaPorte89430
Howard88465
Kosciusko84712
Bartholomew78047
Marshall77422
Floyd77246
Monroe74630
Delaware71452
Dubois68712
Boone67246
Noble66329
Hancock64738
Vigo61910
Jackson5855
Warrick57930
LaGrange55710
Shelby54627
Grant52630
Dearborn49628
Morgan46734
Clinton4303
Henry37620
Wayne36810
White36110
Montgomery35221
Lawrence34227
Decatur33532
Harrison32723
Putnam2868
Miami2692
Scott26610
Daviess26420
Greene24634
Franklin24114
Jasper2342
DeKalb2304
Jennings22412
Gibson2214
Steuben2073
Ripley1997
Fayette1867
Carroll1852
Perry18412
Starke1777
Posey1700
Orange16924
Wabash1653
Fulton1642
Wells1622
Jefferson1602
Knox1510
Whitley1516
Washington1391
Tipton1379
Spencer1313
Huntington1223
Newton11810
Randolph1184
Clay1165
Sullivan1131
Adams962
Jay910
Owen871
Pulaski791
Rush764
Brown731
Fountain732
Blackford632
Ohio635
Benton610
Pike530
Parke511
Vermillion490
Switzerland460
Crawford440
Martin430
Union390
Warren221
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