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

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

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

Overcast

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1028.5 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 13 Feb 8:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Bismarck ND

Winter Weather Advisory February 13, 12:00pm until February 14, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly after 3pm.  High near 21. Southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 3am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly after 3pm. High near 21. Southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before 3am. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 8 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 8 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Bismarck ND
 46.81°N 100.76°W
8:47 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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