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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.68°NLon: -95.57°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair

39°F

4°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 20 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Vassar KS

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Vassar KS
 38.68°N 95.57°W
9:38 am CST Feb 10, 2016
11am CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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