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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Current conditions at

Denver - Centennial Airport (KAPA)

Lat: 39.34°NLon: -105.21°WElev: 5869ft.

A Few Clouds

46°F

8°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 5:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW South Platte CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a southwest wind 8 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a southwest wind 8 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW South Platte CO
 39.34°N 105.21°W (Elev. 7152 ft)
5:43 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
6pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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