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

St. Charles, St. Charles County Smartt Airport (KSET)

Lat: 39.03°NLon: -90.53°WElev: 436ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Brussels IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow, mainly before 5am.  Low around 22. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 16. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow, mainly before 5am. Low around 22. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 16. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Brussels IL
 39.03°N 90.53°W (Elev. 509 ft)
3:41 am CST Feb 12, 2016
3am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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