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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)

Lat: 39.08°NLon: -94.34°WElev: 1004ft.

Fair

1°C

33°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 km/h
Barometer 1025.6 mb (30.25 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (20°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-2°C (28°F)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. East wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. North wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 4 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. North wind 14 to 21 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. East wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 8.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. East wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 km/h after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. North wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. North wind 14 to 21 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. East wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Sunday
A chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
11:41 am CST Feb 11, 2016
12pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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