Update

January 11th, 2014 at 12:26 am by under Chad's WLFI Weather Blog

I did receive a question about rumors of another big cold wave in February.  In my winter outlook, I did bring a cold wave in with temperatures to -7 in West Lafayette (some places -15) in February.  In January I brought -13 into West Lafayette & -20 north & northeast of West Lafayette.  I forecasted the lowest temperature for March at 15.

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The wind may stay at 10-15 mph, but be aware of some areas of dense fog as the rain pull away later tonight.  Any fog will tend to lift mid-morning with temperatures falling from 40 in the morning to near 32 by late afternoon.

A few snow showers & flurries are possible with cloudy skies & afternoon southwest to west winds at 20-35 mph.

After 24 tomorrow night, Sunday looks pretty good with sunshine & highs near 46.  However, winds may gust to 33 mph at times from the south & southwest & 40 mph Sunday night (lows near 37).

I will cool off again with 20s Wednesday & the cold lingering into next weekend with some daily highs only in the 18-24 range.

Snow is possible Monday night-Tuesday night with some minor accumulations (unless clipper blows up farther west like two others that have passed).

More snow is possible Friday with the potential of some minor accumulations.

 

18 Responses to “Update”

  1. Anyone have a rainfall measurement? I have .64 with a temp of 36*. Have a great day!

  2. Cathy says:

    Chad, you said there could be potential for a major snowfall the end of the week or it could stay south. Are you still looking at that?

  3. Hound says:

    .70 inch rain southern newton county.

  4. Teri says:

    Mary Anne, I measured 1.00″ on my weather station, not sure if that is right though.

    Temp was 41.8* earlier this morning, has now dropped to 35.6*

  5. Jan says:

    snowing just north of rensselaer

  6. Jan says:

    now raining and snowing

  7. Doug in Flora says:

    Cold and windy here. No rain…yet…

  8. My temp is down to 34* but no rain on radar. Jan you keep that snow up there, okay?? :-)

  9. ch n ffort says:

    @cathy no more than one inch at a time now thru rest of winter..lol!!! MA don’t hold me to that like my not getting much snow this winter..lol

  10. Ryan H in WL says:

    The next few days look rather boring unless something sneaks up on us.

  11. Cathy says:

    ch n ffort, I hope!!!! but Chad did say something in one of his blogs about the potential of a storm coming in the end of next week. I sure hope not

  12. ~Sher~ says:

    BORING beats BLIZZARD any time.. in my book ;)

  13. Teri says:

    ~Sher~ I totally agree:)

  14. that strom was huge I got a feeling the mother nature we get us again see what happens we get warm then she said have this Indiana then a big strom comes

  15. TyLeR in LaFaYeTtE says:

    Lets go colts!!! Except that wasn’t a good start :/

  16. Cboots says:

    Cathy, it is Chad’s job to look ahead at the weather patterns and possibilities. Of course he is looking at it. :)

  17. Cboots says:

    Not as cold as last week for awhile…I hope. This last cold spell hit a lot of folks in the wallet who couldn’t afford it to begin with.

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