Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.4°NLon: -86.88°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 7:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. West northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 24. West northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.4°N 86.88°W (Elev. 646 ft)
7:45 am EST Feb 7, 2016
8am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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