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: 39.27°NLon: -106.35°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Leadville North CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Leadville North CO
 39.27°N 106.35°W (Elev. 9813 ft)
7:41 am MST Feb 13, 2016
8am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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