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

Indianapolis International Airport (KIND)

Lat: 39.73°NLon: -86.28°WElev: 790ft.

Fair

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.50 in (1034.2 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-7°F (-22°C)
Last update 13 Feb 6:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Indianapolis International Airport IN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -7. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. South southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 1pm. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -7. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. South southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Indianapolis International Airport IN
 39.73°N 86.28°W (Elev. 787 ft)
7:15 am EST Feb 13, 2016
7am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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