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: 44.85°NLon: -114.26°WElev: 5072ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed ESE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.16 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 5:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

24 Miles N Challis ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Low around 28. West southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers, mainly before 11am.  High near 40. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind around 9 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °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 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Low around 28. West southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers, mainly before 11am. High near 40. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind around 9 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
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 23.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
24 Miles N Challis ID
 44.85°N 114.26°W (Elev. 7799 ft)
6:03 pm MST Feb 13, 2016
6pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 20, 2016
 
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