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

Chattanooga, Lovell Field (KCHA)

Lat: 34.92°NLon: -85.26°WElev: 679ft.

Mostly Cloudy

35°F

2°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Oglethorpe GA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 34. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 1am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and freezing rain likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 1am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and freezing rain likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Oglethorpe GA
 34.92°N 85.26°W (Elev. 732 ft)
1:45 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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