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

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.7°NLon: -77.14°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.8 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Belvoir VA

Wind Advisory until February 13, 06:00pm
Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 06:00pm until February 14, 06:00am
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Wind Advisory
Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 13, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Wind Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Isolated snow showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Blustery.
    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow.  High near 34. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 8pm.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated snow showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow. High near 34. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 8pm. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Belvoir VA
 38.7°N 77.14°W (Elev. 98 ft)
6:34 am EST Feb 13, 2016
8am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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