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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Current conditions at

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 48.2°NLon: -97.13°WElev: 843ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

-3°F

-19°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 23 mph
Barometer 30.57 in (1037.9 mb)
Dewpoint -13°F (-25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-27°F (-33°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Oslo MN

Wind Chill Advisory until February 12, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 12, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Fri

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near -3. Wind chill values as low as -26. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: -3 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Wind chill values as low as -32. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 8 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near -3. Wind chill values as low as -26. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Wind chill values as low as -32. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Cloudy, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Oslo MN
 48.2°N 97.13°W
6:30 am CST Feb 12, 2016
8am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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