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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Current conditions at

Estherville, Estherville Municipal Airport (KEST)

Lat: 43.39°NLon: -94.85°WElev: 1316ft.

Overcast

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 10 Feb 1:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Estherville IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of snow before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. East wind 9 to 11 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -10. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -10. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 16 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -11. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of snow before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -10. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -10. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -11. Blustery.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Windy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Estherville IA
 43.39°N 94.85°W
11:26 am CST Feb 10, 2016
2pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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