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

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.98°NLon: -78.9°WElev: 509ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.44 in (1031.3 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 13 Feb 11:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Durham NC

Winter Storm Watch February 15, 06:00am until February 15, 04:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 2pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 2pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 2pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 2pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Durham NC
 35.98°N 78.9°W (Elev. 377 ft)
9:53 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
12am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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