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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Decatur, Pryor Field (KDCU)

Lat: 34.58°NLon: -86.98°WElev: 591ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 10 Feb 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Decatur AL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 36.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur AL
 34.58°N 86.98°W (Elev. 597 ft)
11:50 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
12am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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