Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.65°NLon: -93.36°WElev: 1260ft.

Overcast

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 9:32 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Albert Lea MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 1 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 8 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. Wind chill values as low as -26. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow after 5am. Temperature rising to around 7 by 3am. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 19. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 1 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. Wind chill values as low as -26. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Patchy blowing snow after 5am. Temperature rising to around 7 by 3am. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 19. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Albert Lea MN
 43.65°N 93.36°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
7:56 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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