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: 43.55°NLon: -96.73°WElev: 1427ft.

Overcast

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1027.0 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 11 Feb 8:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Sioux Falls SD

  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly after 11am.  High near 21. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 9. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 13 by noon, then falling to around 7 during the remainder of the day. North wind around 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 13 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -21. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly after 11am. High near 21. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 9. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 13 by noon, then falling to around 7 during the remainder of the day. North wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -21. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Sioux Falls SD
 43.55°N 96.73°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
7:30 am CST Feb 11, 2016
9am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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