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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sioux Falls, Foss Field (KFSD)

Lat: 43.55°NLon: -96.73°WElev: 1427ft.

Overcast

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1026.7 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Sioux Falls SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 11. East wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 12. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 14 by noon, then falling to around 9 during the remainder of the day. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 14 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 11. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 14 by noon, then falling to around 9 during the remainder of the day. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Sioux Falls SD
 43.55°N 96.73°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
1:44 am CST Feb 11, 2016
2am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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