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

OLD FAITHFUL RANGER STATION (OFAW4)

Lat: 44.45°NLon: -110.66°WElev: 7320ft.

NA

35°F

2°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed ESE 2 G 3 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 13 Feb 3:15 am MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW West Thumb WY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 10 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. West southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. West southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind around 14 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 10 percent chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. West southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. West southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind around 14 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW West Thumb WY
 44.45°N 110.66°W (Elev. 8399 ft)
3:43 am MST Feb 13, 2016
3am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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