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

Boise Air Terminal (KBOI)

Lat: 43.62°NLon: -116.22°WElev: 2822ft.

Fair

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.33 in (1028.2 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Boise ID

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 38 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind.
Saturday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Boise ID
 43.62°N 116.22°W (Elev. 2710 ft)
3:58 am MST Feb 12, 2016
5am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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