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

Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport (KTIP)

Lat: 40.46°NLon: -88.36°WElev: 732ft.

Light Snow

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 5:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Gibson City IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -3. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -3. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 23. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Gibson City IL
 40.46°N 88.36°W
5:38 am CST Feb 12, 2016
6am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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