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

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

Lat: 46.83°NLon: -100.89°WElev: 1677ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 10 Feb 1:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Mandan ND

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy freezing drizzle.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Patchy
    Freezing
    Drizzle

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy freezing drizzle before 8pm, then patchy freezing drizzle after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.

    Patchy
    Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 12. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Patchy freezing drizzle before 8pm, then patchy freezing drizzle after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 7 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Mandan ND
 46.83°N 100.89°W
12:28 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
2pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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