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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Challis, Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.59°NLon: -114.45°WElev: 5072ft.

Mostly Cloudy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.35 in (1033.4 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 5:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles WNW Challis ID

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °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 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 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 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles WNW Challis ID
 44.59°N 114.45°W (Elev. 8399 ft)
3:40 am MST Feb 11, 2016
6am MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 17, 2016
 
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