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

Council Bluffs (KCBF)

Lat: 41.24°NLon: -95.87°WElev: 1253ft.

Fair

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.60 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Council Bluffs IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 23 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 23 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 7 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Council Bluffs IA
 41.24°N 95.87°W (Elev. 978 ft)
7:03 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
8pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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