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

Billings, Billings Logan International Airport (KBIL)

Lat: 45.79°NLon: -108.5°WElev: 3648ft.

Partly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed WSW 15 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Billings MT

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers before 11am, then scattered rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West wind 16 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers before 11am, then scattered rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West wind 16 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Billings MT
 45.79°N 108.5°W (Elev. 3199 ft)
7:42 am MST Feb 13, 2016
8am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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