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

Portland, Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO)

Lat: 45.52°NLon: -122.98°WElev: 203ft.

Hvy Rain, Fog

11°C

51°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 3 MPH
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 1.21 km
Last update 12 Feb 9:52 am PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Hillsboro OR

  • Today

    Today: Rain before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm.  High near 13. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 11. South wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 9. South wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 12. South southwest wind around 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 10 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Chance Rain

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm. High near 13. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South wind around 11 km/h.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 11. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 9. South wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 12. South southwest wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 13.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Hillsboro OR
 45.52°N 122.98°W (Elev. 49 m)
9:16 am PST Feb 12, 2016
10am PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 18, 2016
 
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