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

Salem, McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.95°NLon: -123.03°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

7°C

45°F

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 12 MPH
Barometer 30.34 in (1027.6 mb)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (39°F)
Last update 13 Feb 3:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Salem OR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. South wind around 13 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 4pm.  High near 12. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 9. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 14. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. South southwest wind around 14 km/h.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 16 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. South wind around 13 km/h.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 4pm. High near 12. South wind 13 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 9. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 14. South wind 13 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. South southwest wind around 14 km/h.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Salem OR
 44.95°N 123.03°W (Elev. 56 m)
3:14 am PST Feb 13, 2016
4am PST Feb 13, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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