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

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: -89.34°WElev: 400ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 10 Feb 9:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Murphysboro IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of light snow before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Light Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. North northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of light snow before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind around 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.34°W
10:15 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
10pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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