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

EW2055 Prairie City (E2055)

Lat: 44.28°NLon: -118.55°WElev: 3547ft.

NA

51°F

11°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NE 3 G 3 MPH
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 13 Feb 1:03 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles SSE Prairie City OR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Temperature rising to around 38 by 10pm. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow before 10am, then rain likely.  High near 45. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Temperature rising to around 38 by 10pm. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow before 10am, then rain likely. High near 45. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles SSE Prairie City OR
 44.28°N 118.55°W (Elev. 5889 ft)
9:56 am PST Feb 13, 2016
1pm PST Feb 13, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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