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

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.75°NLon: -87.11°WElev: 407ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 17 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1029.2 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Owensboro KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -1. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -1. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Owensboro KY
 37.75°N 87.11°W
7:15 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
8pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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