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

Garden City Regional Airport (KGCK)

Lat: 37.99°NLon: -100.87°WElev: 2890ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1029.7 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 12 Feb 11:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Garden City KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 23. East wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of freezing rain or freezing drizzle between 9am and 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southeast wind 8 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 7am.  Sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 8 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 23. East wind 11 to 13 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of freezing rain or freezing drizzle between 9am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southeast wind 8 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 7am. Sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Garden City KS
 37.99°N 100.87°W (Elev. 2848 ft)
11:43 am CST Feb 12, 2016
12pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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