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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Williston, Sloulin Field International Airport (KISN)

Lat: 48.16°NLon: -103.64°WElev: 1982ft.

Fair

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.52 in (1037.8 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Williston ND

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. East wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 11. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow between 7pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. East wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow between 7pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Williston ND
 48.16°N 103.64°W
12:28 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
2pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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