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

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.42°NLon: -88.79°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.66 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Shelbyville IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 03:00am until February 14, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between 1 and 10. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 7am.  High near 26. Wind chill values between zero and 10. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before 7pm.  Low around 23. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow after 7am, mixing with rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between 1 and 10. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 7am. High near 26. Wind chill values between zero and 10. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before 7pm. Low around 23. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow after 7am, mixing with rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Shelbyville IL
 39.42°N 88.79°W (Elev. 650 ft)
9:24 am CST Feb 13, 2016
10am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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