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

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.04°NLon: -95.68°WElev: 879ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed N 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.46 in (1032.5 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet between 7am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet between 7am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.04°N 95.68°W
11:25 am CST Feb 12, 2016
1pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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