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

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

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

Light Snow

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Bismarck ND

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow, mainly before 3pm.  High near 26. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 9. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 14. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 14 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. Southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow, mainly before 3pm. High near 26. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 9. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 14. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Bismarck ND
 46.81°N 100.76°W
12:28 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
1pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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