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: 42.85°NLon: -97.49°WElev: 1306ft.

Overcast

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.59 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 13 Feb 4:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Yankton SD

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 4am.  Areas of blowing snow between 2am and 3am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 22 by 5am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 4am. Areas of blowing snow between 2am and 3am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 22 by 5am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW Yankton SD
 42.85°N 97.49°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
4:30 am CST Feb 13, 2016
5am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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