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

Sioux Falls, Foss Field (KFSD)

Lat: 43.59°NLon: -96.73°WElev: 1427ft.

Mostly Cloudy

6°F

-14°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.58 in (1039.0 mb)
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-8°F (-22°C)
Last update 12 Feb 5:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Sioux Falls, Foss Field SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -18. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 14. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow after 8pm. Low around 13. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -18. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 14. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Areas of blowing snow after 8pm. Low around 13. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Sunday
A chance of snow, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Sioux Falls, Foss Field SD
 43.59°N 96.73°W (Elev. 1430 ft)
3:30 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
6pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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