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

Wahpeton, Harry Stern Airport (KBWP)

Lat: 46.28°NLon: -96.59°WElev: 968ft.

Overcast

-11°C

12°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 15 km/h
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint -14°C (7°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-18°C (0°F)
Last update 11 Feb 9:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wahpeton ND

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -18. Wind chill values as low as -27. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: -18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near -16. Wind chill values as low as -29. North northwest wind 16 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -16 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -26. North northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -26 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values as low as -32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around -15. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 26 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: -15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -5.

    Chance Snow

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -8 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -18. Wind chill values as low as -27. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near -16. Wind chill values as low as -29. North northwest wind 16 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -26. North northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values as low as -32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around -15. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 26 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -5.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -4.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0.
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Point Forecast:
Wahpeton ND
 46.28°N 96.59°W
9:30 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
9pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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