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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sioux Falls, Foss Field (KFSD)

Lat: 43.72°NLon: -96.62°WElev: 1427ft.

Overcast

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 10:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Garretson SD

  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly after noon.  High near 20. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 7. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature rising to near 12 by noon, then falling to around 6 during the remainder of the day. North wind around 15 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -22. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 20. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 7. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature rising to near 12 by noon, then falling to around 6 during the remainder of the day. North wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -22. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Garretson SD
 43.72°N 96.62°W (Elev. 1519 ft)
10:00 am CST Feb 11, 2016
11am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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