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

Sioux City, Sioux Gateway Airport (KSUX)

Lat: 42.62°NLon: -96.72°WElev: 1099ft.

Fog/Mist

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 8:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Ponca NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 9 by 5pm. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 14 by 8pm, then rising to around 21 during the remainder of the night. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 15. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 9 by 5pm. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 16. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 14 by 8pm, then rising to around 21 during the remainder of the night. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Ponca NE
 42.62°N 96.72°W (Elev. 1119 ft)
8:30 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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