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

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.73°NLon: -83.49°WElev: 981ft.

Light Snow

32°F

0°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Gatlinburg TN

Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 27.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow showers. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Snow showers before 1pm, then rain showers likely. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Gatlinburg TN
 35.73°N 83.49°W (Elev. 1594 ft)
10:06 am EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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