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

Red Wind Municipal Airport (KRGK)

Lat: 44.54°NLon: -92.62°WElev: 781ft.

Overcast

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 2 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 1:36 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Red Wing MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated flurries before 3am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 5. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Isolated
    Flurries

    Low: 5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy blowing snow between noon and 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 7 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around -2. Light south southeast wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated flurries before 3am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 5. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Patchy blowing snow between noon and 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around -2. Light south southeast wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Snow. High near 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Red Wing MN
 44.54°N 92.62°W (Elev. 984 ft)
1:39 am CST Feb 12, 2016
1am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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