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

Butte, Bert Mooney Airport (KBTM)

Lat: 46.01°NLon: -112.43°WElev: 5545ft.

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Butte MT

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of snow showers after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Windy, with a west northwest wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Windy.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Windy.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Chance Snow

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 9 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of snow showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Windy, with a west northwest wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Windy. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Windy. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Butte MT
 46.01°N 112.43°W (Elev. 7938 ft)
7:41 am MST Feb 12, 2016
11am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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