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: 38.66°NLon: -95.57°WElev: 1079ft.

A Few Clouds

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1026.3 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Vassar KS

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before noon, then a slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before noon, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Vassar KS
 38.66°N 95.57°W
8:09 am CST Feb 11, 2016
9am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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