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: 44.69°NLon: -114.32°WElev: 5072ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed VRBL 6 MPH
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.8 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles NNW Challis ID

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Rain and 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 24.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles NNW Challis ID
 44.69°N 114.32°W (Elev. 6670 ft)
2:02 pm MST Feb 13, 2016
4pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 20, 2016
 
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