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

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.99°NLon: -94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Merriam KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Light north wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. East southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Light north wind.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. East southeast wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Merriam KS
 38.99°N 94.74°W (Elev. 906 ft)
2:40 am CST Feb 12, 2016
3am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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