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

Portland, Portland International Airport (KPDX)

Lat: 45.53°NLon: -122.67°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed ESE 14 MPH
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 7:53 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Portland OR

  • Today

    Today: Rain before 10am, then showers likely after 10am.  High near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 10am.  High near 52. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 48. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 55. South southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain before 10am, then showers likely after 10am. High near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 10am. High near 52. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 48. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 55. South southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Portland OR
 45.53°N 122.67°W (Elev. 200 ft)
3:03 am PST Feb 12, 2016
8am PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 18, 2016
 
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