Wet in the Northwest; Storm System Takes Shape in the Southern Plains

A stream of moisture into the Northwest and northern Rockies today will produce locally heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty to high winds. Meanwhile, a storm system will gradually develop across the southern Plains today for heavy to excessive rainfall, possible flooding and isolated strong to severe thunderstorms in portions of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 7 Feb 1:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 43. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 43. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A chance of rain showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.94°W (Elev. 630 ft)
2:15 pm EST Feb 7, 2023
2pm EST Feb 7, 2023-6pm EST Feb 13, 2023
 
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