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

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.75°NLon: -87.11°WElev: 407ft.

Mostly Cloudy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 2:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Owensboro KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of light snow, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Light
    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Light Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -1. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -2. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Snow/Sleet
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of light snow, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -1. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -2. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 30. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Owensboro KY
 37.75°N 87.11°W
3:15 am CST Feb 12, 2016
3am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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