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

West Plains, West Plains Municipal Airport (KUNO)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: -91.88°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1030.9 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

West Plains MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 4. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Wind chill values as low as 2. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 9. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow and freezing drizzle likely, possibly mixed with sleet before noon, then a chance of snow and freezing drizzle between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as 9. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 4. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Wind chill values as low as 2. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 9. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Snow and freezing drizzle likely, possibly mixed with sleet before noon, then a chance of snow and freezing drizzle between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as 9. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
West Plains MO
 36.74°N 91.88°W (Elev. 1010 ft)
7:26 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
8pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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