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

Omaha / Offutt Air Force Base (KOFF)

Lat: 41.15°NLon: -95.9°WElev: 1047ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 11 Feb 8:58 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Offutt A F B NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 23 by 10am, then falling to around 18 during the remainder of the day. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. North wind 5 to 13 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 23 by 10am, then falling to around 18 during the remainder of the day. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. North wind 5 to 13 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Offutt A F B NE
 41.15°N 95.9°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
9:35 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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