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: 45.79°NLon: -108.5°WElev: 3648ft.

Mostly Cloudy

7°C

45°F

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 23 G 33 MPH
Barometer 29.94 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint -2°C (29°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill2°C (36°F)
Last update 13 Feb 1:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Billings MT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. West northwest wind around 47 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West northwest wind 35 to 45 km/h decreasing to 23 to 33 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers before 11am, then scattered rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. West wind 26 to 31 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. West southwest wind around 27 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • 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 14. West northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 15 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. West northwest wind around 47 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West northwest wind 35 to 45 km/h decreasing to 23 to 33 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers before 11am, then scattered rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. West wind 26 to 31 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. West southwest wind around 27 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. West northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Billings MT
 45.79°N 108.5°W (Elev. 975 m)
11:00 am MST Feb 13, 2016
2pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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