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

Akron, Akron Fulton International Airport (KAKR)

Lat: 41.09°NLon: -81.52°WElev: 1066ft.

Blowing Snow

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1024.9 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill-10°F (-23°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Akron OH

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -7. Northwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of snow showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -7. Northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of snow showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Akron OH
 41.09°N 81.52°W (Elev. 912 ft)
3:33 am EST Feb 13, 2016
4am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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