Northern Lights did not make it into the area lastnight & will not do so tonight either.
Highs yesterday reached 52-59.
After a frosty & even foggy morning, with lots of sunshine, highs today reached 55-64.
The 61 officially in Greater Lafayette was just 3 degrees from the record high of 64 set in 1952.
Some patchy fog is possible tonight, followed by skies clouding up tomorrow with highs 48-60 (coolest northwest behind weak frontal boundary & warmest in the south & southeast [around 56 for Greater Lafayette). Winds will run south-southwest at 10-20 mph.
Rain is likely tomorrow night & right into Saturday. It will become more sporadic & taper late in the day & into the evening.
Some t'storms are even possible.
Risk of severe weather is currently from southeast Missouri to the Gulf Coast.
Our highs will run 50-61 from northwest to southeast & around 58 at Greater Lafayette. Temperatures will fall into the 40s northwest to southeast in the afternoon-evening.
South to southwest winds will turn to the west-northwest at 20-40 mph. A few isolated gusts to 45 mph are possible.
If you are prone to aches & pains from low pressure, Saturday may be uncomfortable given the center of the deepening surface low passing nearby from Decatur, Illinois to Morocco.
A few snow showers are possible on the back side of the system Saturday night to early Sunday with temperatures in the 30s.
0.75-1.25" rainfall is still likely with isolated +1.25" amounts.
Looks like mainly dry weather next week with lots of clouds & temperatures near to above normal.
Rain is likely a week from this weekend with highs in the 50s with strong southerly winds.
Looks like significant storm system around Christmas with rain & t'storms with 50s to 60s.
Severe weather outbreak is possible in the southern U.S. We may have an isolated severe storm it appears.
Winds will be strong from the south & southwest, then west to northwest.
This storm could bring a White Christmas in a large area from Kansas to Wisconsin.