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

Louisa, Louisa County Airport/Freeman Field (KLKU)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -77.99°WElev: 492ft.

Overcast

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 11:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Louisa VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light northwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow and sleet before 1am, then rain.  Low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light northwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow and sleet before 1am, then rain. Low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Louisa VA
 38.05°N 77.99°W (Elev. 348 ft)
10:36 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
11pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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