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

Hettinger, Hettinger Municipal Airport (KHEI)

Lat: 45.72°NLon: -102.28°WElev: 2703ft.

Overcast

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.44 in (1035.5 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Shadehill SD

Winter Weather Advisory February 13, 08:00am until February 13, 08:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow after 8pm, mixing with freezing drizzle after 5am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Patchy
    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy snow and freezing drizzle before 8am, then snow and freezing rain likely.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 32. Wind chill values between -8 and 2. Southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow after 8pm, mixing with freezing drizzle after 5am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Patchy snow and freezing drizzle before 8am, then snow and freezing rain likely. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 32. Wind chill values between -8 and 2. Southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Shadehill SD
 45.72°N 102.28°W (Elev. 2300 ft)
4:57 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
5pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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