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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fair Field (KFFL)

Lat: 41.19°NLon: -91.89°WElev: 801ft.

Fair

3°F

-16°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 6:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Pleasant Plain IA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Pleasant Plain IA
 41.19°N 91.89°W (Elev. 650 ft)
6:29 am CST Feb 11, 2016
7am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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