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

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: -88.55°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.61 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Effingham IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 03:00am until February 14, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between 2 and 7. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 27. Wind chill values between 2 and 12. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between 2 and 7. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow. High near 27. Wind chill values between 2 and 12. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 24. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Effingham IL
 39.12°N 88.55°W (Elev. 581 ft)
11:54 am CST Feb 13, 2016
1pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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