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

Peoria, General Downing-Peoria International Airport (KPIA)

Lat: 40.57°NLon: -89.62°WElev: 659ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.50 in (1034.1 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 6:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Pekin IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 03:00am until February 14, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 2am.  Low around 13. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. Light south wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 24. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. Southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 13. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. Light south wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 24. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. Southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 40. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Pekin IL
 40.57°N 89.62°W (Elev. 551 ft)
6:24 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
7pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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