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

Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.29°NLon: -92.55°WElev: 846ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1026.2 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 11 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Keomah Village IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 1am.  Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as 5. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature rising to near 22 by 11am, then falling to around 12 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing and
    Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -20. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 28. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 28 °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: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as 5. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature rising to near 22 by 11am, then falling to around 12 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -20. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 28. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Keomah Village IA
 41.29°N 92.55°W
9:42 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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