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

Elkhart Municipal (KEKM)

Lat: 41.67°NLon: -85.99°WElev: 778ft.

Light Snow

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.50 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 5:50 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Elkhart IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Elkhart IN
 41.67°N 85.99°W (Elev. 745 ft)
4:57 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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