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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Spencer, Spencer Municipal Airport (KSPW)

Lat: 43.15°NLon: -95.15°WElev: 1339ft.

Overcast

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1027.3 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Spencer IASimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 0. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 18. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -13. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 9 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 0. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 18. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -13. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Spencer IASimilar City Names
 43.15°N 95.15°W (Elev. 1329 ft)
12:30 am CST Feb 11, 2016
1am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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