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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Current conditions at

Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA)

Lat: 44.07°NLon: -93.23°WElev: 1129ft.

Overcast

9°F

-13°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-1°F (-18°C)
Last update 10 Feb 6:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Owatonna MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 11. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 11 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -14. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 1 by 8pm, then rising to around 8 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 11. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -14. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 1 by 8pm, then rising to around 8 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Owatonna MN
 44.07°N 93.23°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
5:09 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
6pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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