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: 40.46°NLon: -106.74°WElev: 10531ft.

NA

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed WNW 10 G 16 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:55 pm
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Steamboat Springs CO

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 08:00am until February 16, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 8am.  High near 23. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 18. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow.  High near 25. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow, mainly before 11pm.  Low around 22. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 8am. High near 23. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 18. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow. High near 25. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow, mainly before 11pm. Low around 22. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Steamboat Springs CO
 40.46°N 106.74°W (Elev. 9728 ft)
3:47 pm MST Feb 13, 2016
4pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 20, 2016
 
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