Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

SCHWEITZER BASIN (STZI1)

Lat: 48.37428°NLon: 116.63917°WElev: 6090ft.

NA

26°F

-3°C

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA NA MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update NA
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NW Sandpoint Airport ID

Winter Storm Watch October 23, 01:00pm until October 24, 05:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Widespread frost after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a northeast wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery
    then Frost

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind around 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to around 26 by 5am. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, mainly after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. High near 26. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow. Low around 11. Windy, with a northeast wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Windy.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 4.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm. Widespread frost after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a northeast wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind around 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to around 26 by 5am. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
Snow, mainly after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. High near 26. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly before 11pm. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 11. Windy, with a northeast wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Areas of blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Windy.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NW Sandpoint Airport ID
 48.38°N 116.63°W (Elev. 5469 ft)
2:51 pm PDT Oct 21, 2020
6pm PDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm PDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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