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

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.24°NLon: -106.17°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ESE Leadville CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -7. Windy, with a west northwest wind 23 to 28 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west northwest wind 30 to 33 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 32 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 19 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -7. Windy, with a west northwest wind 23 to 28 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west northwest wind 30 to 33 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 32 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Windy.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Breezy.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Windy.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ESE Leadville CO
 39.24°N 106.17°W (Elev. 13474 ft)
5:43 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
8pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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