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

Aitkin Municipal Airport - Steve Kurtz Field (KAIT)

Lat: 46.53°NLon: -93.71°WElev: 1198ft.

Overcast

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:32 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Aitkin MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -6. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: -6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 2. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Cold and
    Blustery

    High: 2 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 7. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -6. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 2. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 7. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Aitkin MN
 46.53°N 93.71°W
7:37 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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