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

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.89°NLon: -96.82°WElev: 899ft.

Fair

-5°F

-21°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.58 in (1038.6 mb)
Dewpoint -11°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-19°F (-28°C)
Last update 13 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Fargo ND

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -23. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 12 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 9. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 11am.  High near 23. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 20 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -23. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 9. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 11am. High near 23. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of snow between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Fargo ND
 46.89°N 96.82°W
3:46 am CST Feb 13, 2016
7am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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