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

YELLOW MULE (YLWM8)

Lat: 45.17°NLon: -111.24°WElev: 9200ft.

NA

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed WSW 15 G 29 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:04 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SE Big Sky MT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely before 11am, then rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. West southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely before 11am, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41. West southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SE Big Sky MT
 45.17°N 111.24°W (Elev. 6673 ft)
9:31 am MST Feb 13, 2016
2pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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