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

Palmer, Palmer Municipal Airport (PAAQ)

Lat: 61.59°NLon: -149.15°WElev: 243ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.45 in (997.6 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

Palmer AK

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 27. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Palmer AK
 61.59°N 149.15°W (Elev. 197 ft)
4:33 am AKST Feb 13, 2016
10am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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