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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Current conditions at

Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (KVPZ)

Lat: 41.66°NLon: -87.05°WElev: 768ft.

Light Snow

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 10 Feb 5:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Porter IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -2. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -2. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Porter IN
 41.66°N 87.05°W
6:16 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
6pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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