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

Jamestown, Jamestown Municipal Airport (KJMS)

Lat: 47.24°NLon: -98.81°WElev: 1499ft.

Overcast

0°F

-18°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 16 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1032.9 mb)
Dewpoint -9°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-20°F (-29°C)
Last update 13 Feb 8:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Kensal ND

Winter Weather Advisory February 13, 12:00pm until February 14, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -20. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 15 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Temperature rising to around 18 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -20. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Temperature rising to around 18 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Kensal ND
 47.24°N 98.81°W
8:47 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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