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

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.04°NLon: -95.68°WElev: 879ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1030.0 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of freezing drizzle after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of freezing drizzle after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.04°N 95.68°W
1:38 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
3pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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