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

Sidney-Richland (KSDY)

Lat: 47.71°NLon: -104.19°WElev: 1985ft.

Overcast

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NNW 8 MPH
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Sidney MT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. North wind around 10 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. East wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of freezing rain before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32. North wind around 10 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13. North wind 5 to 7 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. East wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 39. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of freezing rain before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Sidney MT
 47.71°N 104.19°W (Elev. 1998 ft)
2:40 pm MST Feb 11, 2016
4pm MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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