Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.44°NLon: -86.91°WElev: 604ft.

Fog/Mist

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.32 in (1027.5 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 5:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
6:29 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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