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

Rochelle, Rochelle Municipal-Koritz Field Airport (KRPJ)

Lat: 41.72°NLon: -89.27°WElev: 768ft.

Partly Cloudy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 11:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lee Center IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow before 5am, then scattered flurries after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow before 5am, then scattered flurries after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 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 -17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lee Center IL
 41.72°N 89.27°W
11:16 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
11pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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