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.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Wahpeton, Harry Stern Airport (KBWP)

Lat: 46.28°NLon: -96.59°WElev: 968ft.

Mostly Cloudy

1°F

-17°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 13 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.51 in
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill-17°F (-27°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wahpeton ND

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -19. North wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 2 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -27. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after 9pm.  Low around 9. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 10am.  High near 25. South southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -19. North wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -27. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after 9pm. Low around 9. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 10am. High near 25. South southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Wahpeton ND
 46.28°N 96.59°W
6:30 am CST Feb 12, 2016
8am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database