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

Charleston Executive Airport (KJZI)

Lat: 32.79°NLon: -80.01°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Charleston SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. North wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. North wind 8 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston SC
 32.79°N 80.01°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:35 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
5pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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