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

Yakima, Yakima Air Terminal (KYKM)

Lat: 46.6°NLon: -120.52°WElev: 1093ft.

Fog

9°C

48°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed WNW 6 MPH
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill7°C (45°F)
Last update 12 Feb 2:05 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Yakima WA

Air Stagnation Advisory until February 13, 10:00am
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Air Stagnation Advisory
  •  
    Air Stagnation Advisory until February 13, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Air Stagnation Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 9 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 11. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light southwest  in the evening.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 12. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Chance Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 6 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 11. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light southwest in the evening.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 12. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Yakima WA
 46.6°N 120.52°W (Elev. 341 m)
9:22 am PST Feb 12, 2016
2pm PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 18, 2016
 
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