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.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Creston (KCSQ)

Lat: 41.11°NLon: -94.39°WElev: 1293ft.

Overcast

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.58 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-3°F (-19°C)
Last update 13 Feb 10:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Creston IA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly between 3am and 4am.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 20 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly between 3am and 4am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 20 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Creston IA
 41.11°N 94.39°W
9:56 am CST Feb 13, 2016
11am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database