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

South Bend, South Bend Regional Airport (KSBN)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: -86.25°WElev: 801ft.

Snow Freezing Fog

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 20 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

South Bend IN

Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 14. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 19. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 14. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 19. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
South Bend IN
 41.69°N 86.25°W (Elev. 682 ft)
12:43 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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