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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.55°NLon: -82.85°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed N 17 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Canton NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 4am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 4am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Canton NC
 35.55°N 82.85°W (Elev. 2651 ft)
3:25 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
6pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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