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

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.25°NLon: -106.29°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 km/h
Barometer 1024.2 mb (30.41 in)
Dewpoint -9°C (15°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-4°C (25°F)
Last update 12 Feb 8:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Leadville CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -7. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 0 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -8 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 1. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -7. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 1. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. West wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. West southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Leadville CO
 39.25°N 106.29°W (Elev. 3143 m)
6:04 pm MST Feb 12, 2016
9pm MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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