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

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City International Airport (KSLC)

Lat: 40.77°NLon: -111.96°WElev: 4226ft.

Fog

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NNW 3 MPH
Barometer 30.40 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 1:15 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Salt Lake City International Airport UT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Widespread haze. Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Haze

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread haze. Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread haze. Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Haze

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Widespread haze. Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Widespread haze. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Widespread haze. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Rain and snow likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Salt Lake City International Airport UT
 40.77°N 111.96°W (Elev. 4229 ft)
9:53 am MST Feb 12, 2016
1pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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