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

Butte, Bert Mooney Airport (KBTM)

Lat: 46.01°NLon: -112.52°WElev: 5545ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NNE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.26 in (1028.8 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 7:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Butte MT

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Light south southeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Light south southeast wind.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Butte MT
 46.01°N 112.52°W (Elev. 5474 ft)
3:45 am MST Feb 11, 2016
8am MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 17, 2016
 
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