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

Pella, Pella Municipal Airport (KPEA)

Lat: 41.36°NLon: -92.99°WElev: 886ft.

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 11 Feb 2:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Pella Muni Airport IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Light south southeast wind.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 1am.  Low around 16. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature rising to near 21 by 11am, then falling to around 14 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -15. North northwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Light south southeast wind. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 16. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature rising to near 21 by 11am, then falling to around 14 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -15. North northwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
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 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Pella Muni Airport IA
 41.36°N 92.99°W
2:11 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
3pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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