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

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39°NLon: -106.41°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

39°F

4°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSE Twin Lakes CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSE Twin Lakes CO
 39°N 106.41°W (Elev. 9980 ft)
8:58 am MST Feb 13, 2016
10am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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