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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

Lat: 46.81°NLon: -100.76°WElev: 1677ft.

Overcast

-7°C

19°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 7 km/h
Barometer 1024.1 mb (30.16 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-11°C (12°F)
Last update 11 Feb 3:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Bismarck ND

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around -9. East wind around 8 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely, mainly between 7am and 3pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near -2. East wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: -2 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -13. North wind around 14 km/h.  New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -10. North wind 11 to 14 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: -10 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. Southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near -7.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: -7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -9. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 3.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around -9. East wind around 8 km/h.
Thursday
Snow likely, mainly between 7am and 3pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near -2. East wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around -13. North wind around 14 km/h. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -10. North wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. Southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near -7.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -9. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
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Point Forecast:
Bismarck ND
 46.81°N 100.76°W
3:48 am CST Feb 11, 2016
4am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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