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

POTLATCH (POTI1)

Lat: 46.77°NLon: -116.47°WElev: 2500ft.

NA

43°F

6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed ENE 5 G 15 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:11 am PST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Deary ID

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 38. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before 10pm, then rain after 10pm.  Low around 37. West wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 38. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before 10pm, then rain after 10pm. Low around 37. West wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Washington's Birthday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Deary ID
 46.77°N 116.47°W (Elev. 2602 ft)
2:06 am PST Feb 12, 2016
4am PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 18, 2016
 
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