Winter Storm Impacting the Central and Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm Moves into the West

A strengthening winter storm with trailing cold front will continue to progress across the central U.S. today then the eastern U.S. on Wednesday. Areas of heavy snow, severe thunderstorms, record high temperatures, high winds, and critical fire weather are expected due to the storm. Another storm system is likely to spread heavy rain and snow with strong winds across the West later this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.47 in (997.6 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Feb 11:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7am and 10am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 26 by 11am. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Blustery.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7am and 10am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 26 by 11am. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.94°W (Elev. 630 ft)
12:15 pm EST Feb 27, 2024
12pm EST Feb 27, 2024-6pm EST Mar 4, 2024
 
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