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

Yankton, Chan Gurney Municipal Airport (KYKN)

Lat: 42.89°NLon: -97.4°WElev: 1306ft.

A Few Clouds

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 7:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Yankton SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. North wind around 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 17. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 16. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. North wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Yankton SD
 42.89°N 97.4°W (Elev. 1237 ft)
6:15 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
7pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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