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

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.07°NLon: -88.99°WElev: 479ft.

A Few Clouds

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 5:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light east wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of snow showers between 9am and 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light east wind.
Friday
A slight chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of snow showers between 9am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 88.99°W
5:15 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
5pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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