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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oelwein, Oelwein Municipal Airport (KOLZ)

Lat: 42.62°NLon: -91.55°WElev: 1076ft.

Fair

1°F

-17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-12°F (-24°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Dundee IA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow between 8pm and 5am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 12. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 8.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of snow between 8pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 12. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 8.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Dundee IA
 42.62°N 91.55°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
3:14 am CST Feb 11, 2016
4am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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