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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garden City Regional Airport (KGCK)

Lat: 38.67°NLon: -100.91°WElev: 2890ft.

Fair

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ssl KS

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of freezing drizzle after midnight.  Areas of freezing fog after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Areas
    Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy freezing drizzle before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South southeast wind 10 to 16 mph.

    Patchy
    Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Areas of freezing drizzle after midnight. Areas of freezing fog after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Patchy freezing drizzle before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South southeast wind 10 to 16 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Ssl KS
 38.67°N 100.91°W (Elev. 2959 ft)
7:59 am CST Feb 12, 2016
8am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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