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

Salmon, Lemhi County Airport (KSMN)

Lat: 45.17°NLon: -113.9°WElev: 4045ft.

Fair

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Salmon ID

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Salmon ID
 45.17°N 113.9°W (Elev. 3966 ft)
3:30 am MST Feb 12, 2016
5am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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