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

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39°NLon: -106.35°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Granite CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °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 24. West wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Granite CO
 39°N 106.35°W (Elev. 9386 ft)
6:04 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
7pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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