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

Sunrise Base (SUN64)

Lat: 46.9°NLon: -121.83°WElev: 6410ft.

NA

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 12 Feb 3:00 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Mt Rainier WA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers.  Steady temperature around 31. South southwest wind around 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Steady temperature around 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 31. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 31. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow before 10am, then rain and snow.  High near 39. West southwest wind 15 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 32. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers. Steady temperature around 31. South southwest wind around 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. Steady temperature around 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. High near 31. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 31. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow before 10am, then rain and snow. High near 39. West southwest wind 15 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 32. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Mt Rainier WA
 46.9°N 121.83°W (Elev. 6237 ft)
3:31 pm PST Feb 12, 2016
4pm PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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