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

070E171 DOWD JCT. (CO092)

Lat: 39.76°NLon: -106.34°WElev: 7781ft.

NA

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed E 4 G 7 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:33 am MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles NNE Vail CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles NNE Vail CO
 39.76°N 106.34°W (Elev. 12064 ft)
5:18 am MST Feb 12, 2016
7am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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