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

Challis, Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.4°NLon: -114.38°WElev: 5072ft.

Partly Cloudy

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.35 in (1034.5 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 7:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles SW Challis ID

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles SW Challis ID
 44.4°N 114.38°W (Elev. 8399 ft)
3:40 am MST Feb 11, 2016
8am MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 17, 2016
 
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