Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Columbus / Bakalar (KBAK)

Lat: 39.2°NLon: -85.92°WElev: 656ft.

Snow Fog/Mist

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 14 Feb 3:50 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbus IN

Winter Weather Advisory until February 15, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 15, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  High near 24. Southeast wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 11pm.  Low around 23. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. High near 24. Southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before 11pm. Low around 23. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 39. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Snow likely before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus IN
 39.2°N 85.92°W (Elev. 600 ft)
3:45 pm EST Feb 14, 2016
4pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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