Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 10:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 47. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind around 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 47. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Lafayette, Purdue University Airport IN
 40.42°N 86.94°W (Elev. 630 ft)
10:45 pm EST Mar 1, 2024
11pm EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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