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Heavy lake-effect snow continues across lower Great Lakes

Another round of heavy lake-effect snow is forecast for the Great Lakes through mid-day Friday. An additional 30 inches or more could fall in some locations, on top of the impressive amounts that have fallen already. This will result in very difficult or nearly impossible travel at times in the heaviest snow bands. The snow should taper off during the morning on Friday.
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Mason City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Today

Breezy

Breezy

High: 28 °F

Tonight

Chance Freezing Drizzle

Chance
Freezing Drizzle

Low: 28 °FRising Temperatures

Saturday

Chance Drizzle

Chance
Drizzle

High: 38 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

Low: 36 °FRising Temperatures

Sunday

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain

High: 44 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 25 °F

Monday

Blowing Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Blowing
Snow

High: 30 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 16 °F

Tuesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a south wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Tonight A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly between midnight and 3am. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 33 by 5am. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Saturday A chance of drizzle after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 38. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 41 by 5am. South wind 10 to 13 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind 8 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Sunday Night A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery.
  • Monday Patchy blowing snow and a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Blustery.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Thanksgiving Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.