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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sioux City, Sioux Gateway Airport (KSUX)

Lat: 42.69°NLon: -96.69°WElev: 1099ft.

Overcast

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1026.5 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Elk Point SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 13. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 20. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 20 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 13. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 20. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Elk Point SD
 42.69°N 96.69°W (Elev. 1122 ft)
2:45 am CST Feb 11, 2016
2am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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