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

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.82°NLon: -89.69°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.3 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 2:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Springfield, Capital Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly between 10pm and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -1 and -11. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly between 10pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -1 and -11. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.82°N 89.69°W (Elev. 551 ft)
2:54 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
3pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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