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

Salmon, Lemhi County Airport (KSMN)

Lat: 45.01°NLon: -113.99°WElev: 4045ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.44 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 11:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles SSW Salmon ID

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles SSW Salmon ID
 45.01°N 113.99°W (Elev. 6803 ft)
3:45 am MST Feb 11, 2016
12pm MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 17, 2016
 
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