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

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.88°NLon: -94.8°WElev: 1096ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Olathe KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between -1 and 4. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between -2 and 8. East southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before noon, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between -1 and 4. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between -2 and 8. East southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Olathe KS
 38.88°N 94.8°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
7:56 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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