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

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 47.91°NLon: -97.06°WElev: 843ft.

Fair

-18°C

0°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed N 24 km/h
Barometer 1035.5 mb (30.51 in)
Dewpoint -23°C (-9°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-28°C (-19°F)
Last update 12 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Forks ND

Wind Chill Advisory until February 12, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
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    Wind Chill Advisory until February 12, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Fri

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near -19. Wind chill values as low as -32. North northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -19 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -29. North wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -29 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -37. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -13. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near -5. South wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent 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: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near -19. Wind chill values as low as -32. North northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -29. North wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -37. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -13. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near -5. South wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -9.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -7.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Thursday
Cloudy, with a high near -2.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Forks ND
 47.91°N 97.06°W
4:01 am CST Feb 12, 2016
6am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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