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

Sioux Falls, Foss Field (KFSD)

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

Overcast

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Sioux Falls, Foss Field SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 8. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 10 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -8. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -20. 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 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to near 12 by 8pm, then rising to around 18 during the remainder of the night. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 8. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -8. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -20. 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 30%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to near 12 by 8pm, then rising to around 18 during the remainder of the night. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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 19.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Sioux Falls, Foss Field SD
 43.59°N 96.73°W (Elev. 1430 ft)
12:44 am CST Feb 12, 2016
3am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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