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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Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

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

Fair

0°F

-18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 6:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mankato MN

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow between 7pm and 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 7. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 12 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 7. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Mankato MN
 44.17°N 93.98°W (Elev. 1010 ft)
6:39 am CST Feb 11, 2016
7am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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