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

Wichita, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT)

Lat: 37.69°NLon: -97.34°WElev: 1332ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 10 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KSSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 14 to 17 mph becoming west northwest. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before noon, then a slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 14 to 17 mph becoming west northwest. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before noon, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KSSimilar City Names
 37.69°N 97.34°W
12:19 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
1pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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