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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.46°NLon: -88.76°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 10 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Shelbyville IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between 2 and 7. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 9 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between 2 and 7. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Shelbyville IL
 39.46°N 88.76°W (Elev. 646 ft)
3:37 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
4pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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