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

Gillette, Gillette-Campbell County Airport (KGCC)

Lat: 44.27°NLon: -104.94°WElev: 4364ft.

Fair

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1024.5 mb (30.22 in)
Dewpoint -4°C (25°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 11 Feb 9:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Moorcroft WY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Areas Fog

    Low: -4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 4. North wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Cloudy, with a low around -3. South wind 13 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 9. South wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Rain

    High: 9 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. West wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Friday
Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 4. North wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Cloudy, with a low around -3. South wind 13 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 9. South wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. West wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Moorcroft WY
 44.27°N 104.94°W (Elev. 1324 m)
8:56 pm MST Feb 11, 2016
10pm MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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