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

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 47.91°NLon: -97.06°WElev: 843ft.

A Few Clouds

-15°C

5°F

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 28 km/h
Barometer 1031.7 mb (30.39 in)
Dewpoint -21°C (-5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-26°C (-14°F)
Last update 13 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Forks ND

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -29. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 26 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: -13 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Temperature rising to around -7 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as -28. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 34 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 10am.  High near -5. Breezy, with a south wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Chance Snow

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. South wind 13 to 21 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -9.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -9 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -29. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 26 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Temperature rising to around -7 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as -28. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 34 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 10am. High near -5. Breezy, with a south wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. South wind 13 to 21 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -9.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, with a low around -4.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Forks ND
 47.91°N 97.06°W
12:32 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
1pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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