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

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.79°NLon: -96.62°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.56 in (1037.0 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 8:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Lincoln NE

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 19 by 9pm, then rising to around 25 during the remainder of the night. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 19 by 9pm, then rising to around 25 during the remainder of the night. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.62°W (Elev. 1257 ft)
7:41 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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