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

Billings, Billings Logan International Airport (KBIL)

Lat: 45.2°NLon: -109.35°WElev: 3648ft.

Mostly Cloudy

44°F

7°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed ENE 6 MPH
Barometer 30.15 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Red Lodge MT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 38 by 10am, then falling to around 31 during the remainder of the day. West wind 17 to 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 16 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 29 by 8pm, then rising to around 34 during the remainder of the night. West wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 38 by 10am, then falling to around 31 during the remainder of the day. West wind 17 to 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 16 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 29 by 8pm, then rising to around 34 during the remainder of the night. West wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Red Lodge MT
 45.2°N 109.35°W (Elev. 7395 ft)
2:29 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
3pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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