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

Sioux Falls, Foss Field (KFSD)

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

Light Snow

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 4:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Sioux Falls SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  High near 19. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 9pm.  Low around 10. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow then
    Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 13 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -7. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 12. Breezy.  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

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. High near 19. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before 9pm. Low around 10. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -7. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 12. Breezy. 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 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Sioux Falls SD
 43.55°N 96.73°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
4:45 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
5pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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