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

Driggs, Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport (KDIJ)

Lat: 43.34°NLon: -111.2°WElev: 6227ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SSE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.14 in (1023.8 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:56 am MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Irwin ID

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers before 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 36. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers before 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 36. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Irwin ID
 43.34°N 111.2°W (Elev. 5600 ft)
3:40 am MST Feb 13, 2016
8am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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