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

Yellowstone Lake (KP60)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: -110.53°WElev: 7835ft.

NA

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.4 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 12 Feb 10:56 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE West Thumb WY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. West southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. West southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE West Thumb WY
 44.39°N 110.53°W (Elev. 7730 ft)
11:42 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
11pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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