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

Salem, McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: -123.02°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 12 MPH
Barometer 30.34 in (1027.6 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Salem OR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 4pm.  High near 53. South wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 48. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 57. South wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 4pm. High near 53. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 48. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 57. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Salem OR
 44.93°N 123.02°W (Elev. 161 ft)
3:14 am PST Feb 13, 2016
4am PST Feb 13, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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