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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Appleton-Outagamie (KATW)

Lat: 44.27°NLon: -88.4°WElev: 869ft.

Mostly Cloudy

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 11 Feb 6:45 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Appleton WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 4 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of flurries between 1pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 14 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. West northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -6. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Chance Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of flurries between 1pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. West northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
Cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Appleton WI
 44.27°N 88.4°W (Elev. 751 ft)
7:08 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
7pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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