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

Helena Regional Airport (KHLN)

Lat: 46.65°NLon: -111.72°WElev: 3874ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed N 3 MPH
Barometer 30.21 in (1026.1 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles ENE East Helena MT

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles ENE East Helena MT
 46.65°N 111.72°W (Elev. 3799 ft)
9:41 am MST Feb 12, 2016
11am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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