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

Sioux Falls, Foss Field (KFSD)

Lat: 43.49°NLon: -96.76°WElev: 1427ft.

Overcast

0°F

-18°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.57 in (1038.9 mb)
Dewpoint -9°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-12°F (-24°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Sioux Falls SD

Winter Weather Advisory February 13, 09:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 13. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    High: 13 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 7pm.  Areas of blowing snow between 8pm and 5am. Temperature rising to around 16 by 3am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 8am.  High near 29. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 13. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 7pm. Areas of blowing snow between 8pm and 5am. Temperature rising to around 16 by 3am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 8am. High near 29. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 5 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Sioux Falls SD
 43.49°N 96.76°W (Elev. 1512 ft)
4:30 am CST Feb 13, 2016
4am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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