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

Yankton, Chan Gurney Municipal Airport (KYKN)

Lat: 42.86°NLon: -97.48°WElev: 1306ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Yankton SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 24. East southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Likely
    then Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 19 by noon, then falling to around 14 during the remainder of the day. North wind around 11 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 24. East southeast wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 18. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 19 by noon, then falling to around 14 during the remainder of the day. North wind around 11 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Yankton SD
 42.86°N 97.48°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
4:37 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
5pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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