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

Muscatine (KMUT)

Lat: 41.48°NLon: -90.89°WElev: 548ft.

Fair

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.38 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 8:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Montpelier IA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as zero. 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 Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as zero. 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 -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Montpelier IA
 41.48°N 90.89°W (Elev. 591 ft)
6:29 am CST Feb 11, 2016
9am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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