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Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 15 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 19 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

Flood Warning February 20, 05:44am until further notice
Flood Watch February 19, 07:00pm until February 21, 07:00am
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Flood Warning until further notice
Flood Watch
  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 61. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Temperature falling to near 60 by 8pm, then rising to around 64 during the remainder of the night. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 69. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 39. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow between 8pm and 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of sleet before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Sleet
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain after 1am, mixing with snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain, mainly before 1pm.  High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 61. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Temperature falling to near 60 by 8pm, then rising to around 64 during the remainder of the night. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 69. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 39. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow between 8pm and 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of sleet before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain after 1am, mixing with snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
3:16 pm EST Feb 19, 2018
3pm EST Feb 19, 2018-6pm EST Feb 25, 2018
 
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