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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 39.98°NLon: -83°WElev: 814ft.

Overcast

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 15 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbus OHSimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly between midnight and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 13 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus OHSimilar City Names
 39.98°N 83°W (Elev. 784 ft)
12:23 am EST Feb 11, 2016
2am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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