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

Minot, Minot International Airport (KMOT)

Lat: 48.2218° N Lon: 101.542° W Elev: 1716 ft.




Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1028.6 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 6:54 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Ward County

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows zero to 5 above. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs 5 to 10 above. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds. Lows near zero. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning...then snow likely in the afternoon. Light snow accumulations. Highs in the lower 20s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Not as cold. Lows around 20. South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the morning. Highs in the upper 30s.
Sunday Night And Washingtons Birthday
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 30s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows 15 to 20.
Wednesday Through Thursday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Lows 15 to 20.

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