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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

Lat: 46.81°NLon: -100.76°WElev: 1677ft.

Overcast

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 10 Feb 9:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Bismarck ND

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 12. North wind 7 to 9 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 16. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 16 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12. North wind 7 to 9 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 16. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Bismarck ND
 46.81°N 100.76°W
9:48 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
10pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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