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

Essex US-2 MP 179.9 (MTESX)

Lat: 48.23°NLon: -113.55°WElev: 3848ft.

NA

39°F

4°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SSW 1 G 2 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 11 Feb 5:45 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Essex MT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of sprinkles before 8pm, then a chance of rain showers between 8pm and 11pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers before 11pm, then rain after 11pm.  Low around 30. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain showers before 11am, then rain and snow showers.  High near 40. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of sprinkles before 8pm, then a chance of rain showers between 8pm and 11pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 41. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers before 11pm, then rain after 11pm. Low around 30. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Rain showers before 11am, then rain and snow showers. High near 40. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Essex MT
 48.23°N 113.55°W (Elev. 3766 ft)
3:10 pm MST Feb 11, 2016
6pm MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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