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

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.89°NLon: -96.82°WElev: 899ft.

Overcast

-11°C

12°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SE 26 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1028.6 mb (30.30 in)
Dewpoint -18°C (0°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-21°C (-5°F)
Last update 13 Feb 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Fargo ND

Winter Weather Advisory February 13, 06:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow after 11pm. Temperature rising to around -7 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as -27. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 11am.  Patchy blowing snow before 7am. High near -5. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. South southwest wind 13 to 16 km/h.  New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1. South wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. West southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -10 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -15 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -5 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Patchy blowing snow after 11pm. Temperature rising to around -7 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as -27. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 11am. Patchy blowing snow before 7am. High near -5. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. South southwest wind 13 to 16 km/h. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1. South wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of snow between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. West southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
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Point Forecast:
Fargo ND
 46.89°N 96.82°W
12:32 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
3pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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