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

Alexandria, Chandler Field (KAXN)

Lat: 45.96°NLon: -95.61°WElev: 1424ft.

Fair

2°F

-17°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 16 mph
Barometer 30.53 in (1038.0 mb)
Dewpoint -12°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-17°F (-27°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Brandon MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after 9pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 7pm. Temperature rising to around 10 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as -14. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 11am.  Patchy blowing snow before 9am. High near 21. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after 9pm. Patchy blowing snow after 7pm. Temperature rising to around 10 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as -14. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 11am. Patchy blowing snow before 9am. High near 21. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Brandon MN
 45.96°N 95.61°W (Elev. 1398 ft)
3:39 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
4pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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