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: 45.98°NLon: -108°WElev: 3648ft.

Partly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed WSW 15 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Pompeys Pillar MT

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. West wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers before 11am, then scattered rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind 16 to 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    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 59. West northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °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 61.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. West wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers before 11am, then scattered rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind 16 to 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 14 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 59. West northwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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 35.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Pompeys Pillar MT
 45.98°N 108°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
7:42 am MST Feb 13, 2016
8am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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