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

Yankton, Chan Gurney Municipal Airport (KYKN)

Lat: 42.74°NLon: -98.04°WElev: 1306ft.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.57 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Niobrara NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 22. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South southeast wind 13 to 17 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 22. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South southeast wind 13 to 17 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 8 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Niobrara NE
 42.74°N 98.04°W (Elev. 1243 ft)
12:35 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
2pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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