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

Storm Peak Observatory (STORM)

Lat: 40.44°NLon: -106.68°WElev: 10531ft.

NA

33°F

1°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed WNW 11 G 15 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:50 pm
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NW Rabbit Ears Pass CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Breezy.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NW Rabbit Ears Pass CO
 40.44°N 106.68°W (Elev. 10115 ft)
2:32 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
3pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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