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

Peoria, General Downing-Peoria International Airport (KPIA)

Lat: 40.74°NLon: -89.61°WElev: 659ft.

Mostly Cloudy

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Peoria ILSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 4 and 13. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -4 and -14. North northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -4 and -14. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -3 and 2. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 4 and 13. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -4 and -14. North northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -4 and -14. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -3 and 2. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Peoria ILSimilar City Names
 40.74°N 89.61°W (Elev. 686 ft)
7:24 am CST Feb 12, 2016
8am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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