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

Fair Field (KFFL)

Lat: 41.02°NLon: -91.98°WElev: 801ft.

Overcast

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.52 in
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfield IA

Winter Weather Advisory February 13, 09:00pm until February 14, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 14. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 2pm.  High near 28. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow between 7pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after 10pm. Low around 14. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 2pm. High near 28. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow between 7pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfield IA
 41.02°N 91.98°W (Elev. 774 ft)
2:45 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
3pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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