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.

Mostly Cloudy

44°F

7°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NE 7 MPH
Barometer 30.13 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Billings MT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West northwest wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind 16 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °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 35. West southwest wind around 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West northwest wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. 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 35. West southwest wind around 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Billings MT
 45.79°N 108.5°W (Elev. 3199 ft)
2:29 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
5pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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