Arctic Front to Bring Wintry Conditions and Bitter Cold

A strong arctic front will bring heavy snow and blowing snow and high winds across the North Plains. As the front moves south, bitter cold will spread across much of the western 2/3rds of the U.S. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes, and heavy snow and areas with a wintry mix can be expected in southwest Alaska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 13 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 26 Jan 9:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of rain after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 14 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of rain after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 14 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
10:15 pm EST Jan 26, 2023
10pm EST Jan 26, 2023-6pm EST Feb 2, 2023
 
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