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

Billings, Billings Logan International Airport (KBIL)

Lat: 45.93°NLon: -107.99°WElev: 3648ft.

Partly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed WNW 28 G 43 MPH
Barometer 29.95 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Pompeys Pillar MT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 51. West wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West northwest wind 16 to 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind 14 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 51. West wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West northwest wind 16 to 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind 14 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Pompeys Pillar MT
 45.93°N 107.99°W (Elev. 2999 ft)
3:01 pm MST Feb 13, 2016
4pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 20, 2016
 
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