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

Algona (KAXA)

Lat: 43.05°NLon: -94.26°WElev: 1220ft.

Partly Cloudy

9°F

-13°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Algona IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a north northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 12 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 8. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before noon.  High near 24. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Breezy. Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a north northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 8. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before noon. High near 24. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Algona IA
 43.05°N 94.26°W
6:41 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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