Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.78°NLon: -89.63°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

-7°C

19°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 22 km/h
Barometer 1023.7 mb (30.20 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-15°C (5°F)
Last update 14 Feb 7:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

Winter Weather Advisory until February 14, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 14, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sun

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow before 5pm, then patchy freezing drizzle.  High near -2. Wind chill values between -8 and -16. Southeast wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    High: -2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy freezing drizzle before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Patchy
    Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of rain and snow after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 3 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming west northwest 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. West northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind around 11 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow before 5pm, then patchy freezing drizzle. High near -2. Wind chill values between -8 and -16. Southeast wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Tonight
Patchy freezing drizzle before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain and snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 3. South wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 4. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming west northwest 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. West northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind around 11 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
7:54 am CST Feb 14, 2016
8am CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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