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

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

Lat: 46.83°NLon: -100.89°WElev: 1677ft.

Overcast

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.48 in (1035.3 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 12 Feb 5:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mandan ND

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around 21. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 21. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Mandan ND
 46.83°N 100.89°W
3:28 am CST Feb 12, 2016
6am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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