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

070E171 DOWD JCT. (CO092)

Lat: 39.64°NLon: -106.39°WElev: 7781ft.

NA

39°F

4°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed WSW 1 G 2 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:33 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Vail CO
 39.64°N 106.39°W (Elev. 8238 ft)
2:32 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
5pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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