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

Racine, Batten International Airport (KRAC)

Lat: 42.7477° N Lon: 88.0551° W Elev: 673 ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1026.7 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Racine County

Late This Afternoon
Sunny. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 7. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Breezy. Partly sunny. Highs around 19. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Bitterly cold. Colder. Partly cloudy through around midnight then clearing. Lows around 3 below. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Wind chill readings 10 below to 20 below zero.
Saturday
Bitterly cold. Colder...sunny. Highs around 9. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 11 below to 21 below zero in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows near zero. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Cloudy. Chance of light snow in the morning...then light snow likely in the afternoon. Not as cold. Light snow accumulations. Highs around 20. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Not as cold. Light snow accumulations. Lows around 15. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the upper 20s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Lows around 20.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the lower 30s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Lows around 19.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the upper 20s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy through around midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 18.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.



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