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

Gillette, Gillette-Campbell County Airport (KGCC)

Lat: 44.27°NLon: -104.94°WElev: 4364ft.

Freezing Fog

-2°C

28°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 7 km/h
Barometer 1029.2 mb (30.33 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 0.80 km
Wind Chill-6°C (22°F)
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Moorcroft WY

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 4. North wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 9. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming northwest 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Cloudy

    High: 9 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 4. North wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.
Saturday
Cloudy, with a high near 9. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming northwest 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Moorcroft WY
 44.27°N 104.94°W (Elev. 1324 m)
6:56 am MST Feb 12, 2016
7am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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