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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Current conditions at

Wahpeton, Harry Stern Airport (KBWP)

Lat: 46.28°NLon: -96.59°WElev: 968ft.

Overcast and Breezy

-11°C

12°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 37 G 50 km/h
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint -18°C (0°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-22°C (-7°F)
Last update 13 Feb 7:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wahpeton ND

Winter Weather Advisory until February 14, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 14, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Temperature rising to around -9 by 2am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 34 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 10am.  High near -4. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Chance Snow

    High: -4 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Southeast wind around 11 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -8. South southwest wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after 10pm. Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Temperature rising to around -9 by 2am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 34 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 10am. High near -4. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Southeast wind around 11 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -8. South southwest wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Breezy.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1.
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Point Forecast:
Wahpeton ND
 46.28°N 96.59°W
5:30 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
7pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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