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 downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.51°NLon: -86.88°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

6°F

-14°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 30.53 in (1034.9 mb)
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-12°F (-24°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Battle Ground IN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Cold

    High: 14 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  High near 22. Wind chill values as low as -11. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 1pm. High near 22. Wind chill values as low as -11. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Battle Ground IN
 40.51°N 86.88°W (Elev. 610 ft)
5:45 am EST Feb 13, 2016
6am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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