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

Great Falls, Great Falls International Airport (KGTF)

Lat: 47.49°NLon: -111.31°WElev: 3675ft.

Fair

13°C

56°F

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed W 16 G 22 MPH
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint -7°C (20°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Great Falls MT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. East southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. East northeast wind around 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 10 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. West wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 4 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Windy.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. East southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. East northeast wind around 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. West wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Windy.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Great Falls MT
 47.49°N 111.31°W (Elev. 1036 m)
3:29 am MST Feb 11, 2016
12pm MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 17, 2016
 
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