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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Current conditions at

University of Illinois - Willard (KCMI)

Lat: 40.1°NLon: -88.21°WElev: 741ft.

Mostly Cloudy

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 10 Feb 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Urbana IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -3 and 2. North wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -3 and 7. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West southwest wind 7 to 16 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 15. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind around 7 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.

    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -3 and 2. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -3 and 7. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West southwest wind 7 to 16 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 15. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind around 7 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Urbana IL
 40.1°N 88.21°W (Elev. 741 ft)
9:24 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
10pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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