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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Current conditions at

Peoria, General Downing-Peoria International Airport (KPIA)

Lat: 40.77°NLon: -89.67°WElev: 659ft.

Fair

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.60 in (1037.5 mb)
Dewpoint -7°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Peoria IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 03:00am until February 14, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values between -4 and -14. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 3am.  Low around 11. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 25. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. South southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values between -4 and -14. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 3am. Low around 11. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 25. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. South southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Peoria IL
 40.77°N 89.67°W (Elev. 600 ft)
3:53 am CST Feb 13, 2016
4am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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