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

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.95°NLon: -92.32°WElev: 889ft.

Overcast

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.43 in (1032.0 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 13 Feb 4:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MO

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 12:00am until February 14, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely before noon, then patchy snow and freezing drizzle between noon and 2pm, then patchy drizzle and snow after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind 8 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Patchy
    Wintry Mix

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely before noon, then patchy snow and freezing drizzle between noon and 2pm, then patchy drizzle and snow after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MO
 38.95°N 92.32°W (Elev. 778 ft)
4:56 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
5pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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