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

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.86°NLon: -96.91°WElev: 899ft.

Overcast

-10°C

14°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 9 km/h
Barometer 1025.9 mb (30.23 in)
Dewpoint -19°C (-2°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-15°C (5°F)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

West Fargo ND

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near -9. Calm wind.

    Cloudy

    High: -9 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -18. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: -18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near -17. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northwest wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -17 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -27. North wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -27 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -12. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around -14. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near -5. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near -9. Calm wind.
Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -18. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near -17. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northwest wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -27. North wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -12. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around -14. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near -5. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.
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Point Forecast:
West Fargo ND
 46.86°N 96.91°W
12:30 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
1pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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