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

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 39.02°NLon: -95.66°WElev: 1079ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed E 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Topeka KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Topeka KS
 39.02°N 95.66°W
3:08 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
4pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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