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

St. Cloud Regional Airport (KSTC)

Lat: 45.56°NLon: -94.18°WElev: 1020ft.

Fair

3°F

-16°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed N 20 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1033.2 mb)
Dewpoint -8°F (-22°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill-18°F (-28°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Saint Cloud MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 4 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around -17. Wind chill values as low as -26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: -17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -17. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Temperature rising to around 6 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as -14. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around -17. Wind chill values as low as -26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -17. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Temperature rising to around 6 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as -14. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Saint Cloud MN
 45.56°N 94.18°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
9:09 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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