Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.42°NLon: -86.88°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 11:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 1am, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 1am, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
12:45 am EST Feb 7, 2016
12am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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