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

INDIANAPOLIS (KMQJ)

Lat: 39.84°NLon: -85.84°WElev: 862ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 32 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 12 Feb 5:34 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Spring Lake IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 23. West northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 23. West northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Spring Lake IN
 39.84°N 85.84°W (Elev. 830 ft)
5:15 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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