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

Baraboo Wisconsin Dells Airport (KDLL)

Lat: 43.53°NLon: -89.52°WElev: 971ft.

Fair

-2°F

-19°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.58 in
Dewpoint -16°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-13°F (-25°C)
Last update 13 Feb 8:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Portage WI

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 9am.  High near 19. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 9am. High near 19. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain or freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 37 by 3am. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Portage WI
 43.53°N 89.52°W (Elev. 787 ft)
9:08 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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