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

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -88.93°WElev: 486ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.56 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 20.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:51 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Benton IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 03:00am until February 15, 03:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 4pm.  High near 29. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow and sleet between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of rain after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain or freezing rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 4pm. High near 29. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow and sleet between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of rain after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain or freezing rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.93°W
2:44 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
3pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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