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

Eureka WFO (EKA01)

Lat: 40.87°NLon: -124.07°WElev: 43ft.

Fog

14°C

58°F

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NNE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 6 km
Last update 12 Feb 11:00 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Arcata CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Calm wind.

    Chance Rain

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 8. North northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. North northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 8 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 8. North northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. North northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Arcata CA
 40.87°N 124.07°W (Elev. 59 m)
3:12 am PST Feb 12, 2016
12pm PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 18, 2016
 
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