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: 48.18°NLon: -97°WElev: 843ft.

A Few Clouds

-20°C

-4°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 31 km/h
Barometer 1039.9 mb (30.64 in)
Dewpoint -26°C (-14°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-33°C (-27°F)
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Alvarado MN

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 -20. Wind chill values as low as -32. North northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -20 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -30. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -30 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -38. South southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -26. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 32 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 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near -6. South wind 21 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: -6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °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.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near -20. Wind chill values as low as -32. North northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -30. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -38. South southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -26. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 32 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 8am. Cloudy, with a high near -6. South wind 21 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -11.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -20.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -8.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Thursday
Cloudy, with a high near -2.
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Point Forecast:
Alvarado MN
 48.18°N 97°W
6:30 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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