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

Butler, Butler County Airport/K W Scholter Field (KBTP)

Lat: 40.9117° N Lon: 79.913° W Elev: 1247 ft.

Fair

1°F

-17°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:55 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Butler County

Today
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of light snow...mainly this afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the lower 20s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as 11 below this morning.
Tonight
Snow showers. Snow accumulation 1 to 2 inches. Bitterly cold with lows around 4 above. West wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent. Wind chill values as low as 14 below.
Saturday
Considerable cloudiness in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Additional snow accumulation less than an inch. Colder with highs around 9 above. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill values as low as 16 below.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Frigid. Lows around 3 below. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Wind chill values as low as 15 below.
Sunday
Partly cloudy. Very cold with highs around 16. West wind around 5 mph...becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Not as cold with lows around 10 above. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of snow showers in the morning...then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Not as cold with highs in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Not as cold with lows in the mid 20s. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Tuesday
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of snow. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Tuesday Night
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of snow in the evening...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Wednesday
Considerable cloudiness with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Highs in the mid 30s.



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