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

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 43.05°NLon: -88°WElev: 722ft.

A Few Clouds

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1026.2 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Wauwatosa WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between zero and 5. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 18 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between zero and 5. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 20. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Wauwatosa WI
 43.05°N 88°W (Elev. 650 ft)
4:23 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
5pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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