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.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.65 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow and freezing rain, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 28 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    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 28. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow and freezing rain, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South southwest wind around 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 28. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 88.99°W
8:15 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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