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

Rochester, Rochester International Airport (KRST)

Lat: 44.0036° N Lon: 92.4018° W Elev: 1316 ft.

Fair

-2°F

-19°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1036.9 mb)
Dewpoint -11°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-21°F (-29°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:54 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Olmsted County

Rest Of Tonight
Much colder. Clear. Lows around 13 below. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 25 below to 30 below zero after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 7. Northwest winds around 5 mph...shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Lowest wind chill readings 25 below to 30 below zero in the morning.
Saturday Night
Not as cold. Snow after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows around 2. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 100 percent. Wind chill readings 10 below to 15 below zero.
Sunday
Not as cold. Snow. Patchy blowing snow. Snow accumulation around 3 inches. Highs around 20. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of snow 100 percent.
Sunday Night
Not as cold. Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows around 14. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Washingtons Birthday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows around 19.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs in the upper 20s.
Tuesday Night
Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 7.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs around 20.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 12.
Thursday
Not as cold. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.
Thursday Night
Not as cold. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain... Freezing rain and snow. Highs in the mid 30s.



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