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

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.64°NLon: -95.57°WElev: 1079ft.

A Few Clouds

38°F

3°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.44 in (1031.8 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 12 Feb 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Vassar KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Vassar KS
 38.64°N 95.57°W
11:25 am CST Feb 12, 2016
12pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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