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

Boise Air Terminal (KBOI)

Lat: 43.53°NLon: -115.86°WElev: 2822ft.

Fair

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.33 in (1028.2 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles ESE Boise ID

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light east wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 34. Light east southeast wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Light east southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light east wind.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 34. Light east southeast wind.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Light east southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles ESE Boise ID
 43.53°N 115.86°W (Elev. 3802 ft)
3:58 am MST Feb 12, 2016
5am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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