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.

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 39.2158° N Lon: 91.8416° W Elev: 889 ft.




Humidity 57%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1033.7 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:54 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Audrain County

Very cold. Mostly clear. Low around 3. North wind around 10 mph.
Very cold. Partly sunny early in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the afternoon. High around 17. Light wind in the morning becoming east around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Near steady temperature around 15. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning...then chance of snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. High in the lower 30s. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s. South wind around 10 mph in the evening shifting to the west after midnight.
Washingtons Birthday
Partly sunny. High in the lower 40s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow. Low around 30.
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain... Possibly mixed with snow. High in the mid 40s.
Tuesday Night And Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s. High around 40.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Warmer. Partly cloudy. Low around 30. High in the upper 50s.
Thursday Night And Friday
Breezy. Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s. High in the lower 60s.

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