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: 44.21°NLon: -113.71°WElev: 5072ft.

Mixed Prcp

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 3 MPH
Barometer 30.35 in (1032.7 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 7:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

22 Miles NNW Mackay ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy freezing fog after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. South southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy freezing fog after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. South southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
22 Miles NNW Mackay ID
 44.21°N 113.71°W (Elev. 7484 ft)
1:48 pm MST Feb 11, 2016
8pm MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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