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

Broomfield / Jeffco (KBJC)

Lat: 39.65°NLon: -105.59°WElev: 5551ft.

Fog in Vicinity

39°F

4°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 50.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 9:50 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Echo Lake CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 44 by noon, then falling to around 34 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Areas of blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 37 to 43 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 39 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 75 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 34 to 44 mph, with gusts as high as 75 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 44 by noon, then falling to around 34 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 37 to 43 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 39 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 75 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 34 to 44 mph, with gusts as high as 75 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Echo Lake CO
 39.65°N 105.59°W (Elev. 11237 ft)
3:43 am MST Feb 13, 2016
10am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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