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

Alexandria, Alexandria International Airport (KAEX)

Lat: 31.27°NLon: -92.48°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.41 in (1030.1 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 44. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 44. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria LA
 31.27°N 92.48°W
6:05 am CST Feb 13, 2016
7am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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