Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.22°NLon: -92.03°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 13 Feb 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
11:05 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
12am CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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