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: 44.47°NLon: -114.58°WElev: 5072ft.

A Few Clouds

41°F

5°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed WNW 5 MPH
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 13 Feb 11:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

17 Miles NNW Clayton ID

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers before 11pm, then snow after 11pm.  Low around 25. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 11am.  High near 39. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers before 11pm, then snow after 11pm. Low around 25. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 11am. High near 39. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
17 Miles NNW Clayton ID
 44.47°N 114.58°W (Elev. 7628 ft)
3:40 am MST Feb 13, 2016
12pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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