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

Challis, Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.1°NLon: -113.99°WElev: 5072ft.

Fair

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 2:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

23 Miles NW Mackay ID

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Isolated snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
23 Miles NW Mackay ID
 44.1°N 113.99°W (Elev. 6660 ft)
3:40 am MST Feb 13, 2016
4am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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