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: 40.03°NLon: -85.76°WElev: 862ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:34 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Pendleton IN

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -1. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -1. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Pendleton IN
 40.03°N 85.76°W (Elev. 883 ft)
4:45 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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