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

Blair Municipal Airport (KBTA)

Lat: 41.46°NLon: -95.96°WElev: 1325ft.

Overcast

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 15 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Fort Calhoun NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind around 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 4am. Southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind around 13 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 4am. Southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Fort Calhoun NE
 41.46°N 95.96°W (Elev. 991 ft)
3:35 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
5pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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