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

Macomb Municipal Airport (KMQB)

Lat: 40.46°NLon: -90.7°WElev: 679ft.

Overcast

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 30.29 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Macomb IL

  • Today

    Today: Isolated snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 17 by 5pm. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -15. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 17 by 5pm. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -15. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Macomb IL
 40.46°N 90.7°W (Elev. 673 ft)
9:59 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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