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

Storm Lake (KSLB)

Lat: 42.65°NLon: -95.21°WElev: 1489ft.

Fair

3°F

-16°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.58 in
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-12°F (-24°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Storm Lake IA

Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sat

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -26. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -18. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after 9pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 10pm, then areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Low around 11. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -26. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -18. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after 9pm. Areas of blowing snow before 10pm, then areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Low around 11. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Sunday
A chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Storm Lake IA
 42.65°N 95.21°W (Elev. 1417 ft)
7:45 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
8pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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