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: 40.46°NLon: -86.91°WElev: 604ft.

Mostly Cloudy

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 10 Feb 11:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE West Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    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: Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    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.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
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. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. 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 30%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE West Lafayette IN
 40.46°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
12:45 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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