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

Salem, McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.95°NLon: -123.03°WElev: 210ft.

Lt Rain

54°F

12°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 10:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Salem OR

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 4am.  Low around 49. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain before 10am, then showers likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  High near 56. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Low around 43. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after 4am. Low around 49. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Rain before 10am, then showers likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm. High near 56. South southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Low around 43. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 49.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Salem OR
 44.95°N 123.03°W (Elev. 184 ft)
8:30 am PST Feb 11, 2016
11am PST Feb 11, 2016-6pm PST Feb 17, 2016
 
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