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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Current conditions at

Wichita, Colonel James Jabara Airport (KAAO)

Lat: 37.71°NLon: -97.31°WElev: 1417ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Wichita KS

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Wichita KS
 37.71°N 97.31°W
2:22 am CST Feb 11, 2016
4am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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