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

Galliano, South Lafourche Airport (KGAO)

Lat: 29.26°NLon: -89.96°WElev: 0ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 8:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Grand Isle LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Grand Isle LA
 29.26°N 89.96°W
8:17 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
8pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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