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: 44.51°NLon: -114.41°WElev: 5072ft.

Fair

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.31 in (1030.2 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles W Challis ID

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. West southwest wind 10 to 16 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. West southwest wind 10 to 16 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles W Challis ID
 44.51°N 114.41°W (Elev. 7920 ft)
3:32 am MST Feb 12, 2016
5am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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