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

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.09°NLon: -89.43°WElev: 860ft.

Partly Cloudy

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1023.8 mb)
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Madison WI

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 19. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow. High near 19. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Madison WI
 43.09°N 89.43°W (Elev. 850 ft)
11:24 am CST Feb 12, 2016
1pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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