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

Minneapolis, Crystal Airport (KMIC)

Lat: 45.0045° N Lon: 93.4768° W Elev: 866 ft.

Fair

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 30.48 in (1034.3 mb)
Dewpoint -11°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-7°F (-22°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Hennepin County

Tonight
Colder...clear. Lows around 12 below. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lowest wind chills around 26 below.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 8. Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon. Lowest wind chills around 25 below in the morning.
Saturday Night
Not as cold. A chance of snow in the evening... Then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around 2 inches. Lows around 4. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
Sunday
Not as cold. Snow. Snow accumulation around 2 inches. Storm total snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. Highs in the lower 20s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
Sunday Night
Not as cold. Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows around 15. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Washingtons Birthday
Not as cold. Decreasing clouds. Highs in the lower 30s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow. Lows around 17.
Tuesday
Decreasing clouds. A 20 percent chance of snow. Highs in the upper 20s.
Tuesday Night And Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Lows around 4. Highs in the lower 20s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 12.
Thursday
Not as cold. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s.
Thursday Night
Not as cold. Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s.
Friday
Cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the morning...then a slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.



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