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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 12 Dec 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 3pm, then a chance of rain showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 8 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 3pm, then a chance of rain showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 8 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.4°N 86.88°W (Elev. 646 ft)
3:59 pm EST Dec 12, 2017
4pm EST Dec 12, 2017-6pm EST Dec 18, 2017
 
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