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

Minot, Minot International Airport (KMOT)

Lat: 48.24°NLon: -101.29°WElev: 1716ft.

Fair

2°F

-17°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.53 in (1039.1 mb)
Dewpoint -8°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-9°F (-23°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Minot ND

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 11 by 5am. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Temperature rising to around 30 by 5am. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 11 by 5am. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Temperature rising to around 30 by 5am. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Minot ND
 48.24°N 101.29°W
6:47 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
8pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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