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

Iowa Falls Municipal Airport (KIFA)

Lat: 42.74°NLon: -93.2°WElev: 1138ft.

Fair and Windy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 26 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.43 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Hampton IA

Wind Chill Advisory February 12, 06:00pm until February 13, 08:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -15. Breezy, with a southeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow before noon. High near 22. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -15. Breezy, with a southeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow before noon. High near 22. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Hampton IA
 42.74°N 93.2°W
1:27 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
2pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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