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

WX6HNX-5 Buttonwillow (AT285)

Lat: 35.29°NLon: -119.77°WElev: 285ft.

NA

64°F

18°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 12 Feb 6:20 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

20 Miles WNW Taft CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 67. East southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 67. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 48. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of rain after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
20 Miles WNW Taft CA
 35.29°N 119.77°W (Elev. 3766 ft)
5:55 pm PST Feb 12, 2016
6pm PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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