Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.44°NLon: -86.91°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. West northwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -2. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. West northwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
A chance of flurries before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -2. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:16 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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