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

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.17°NLon: -93.98°WElev: 1020ft.

Overcast

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 8:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Mankato MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 6. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 10 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Temperature rising to around 9 by 4am. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts 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: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 20. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 6. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Temperature rising to around 9 by 4am. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 20. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind around 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Mankato MN
 44.17°N 93.98°W (Elev. 1010 ft)
7:56 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
8pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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