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

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.7°NLon: -83.71°WElev: 1273ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Helen GASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely before 1pm, then rain showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 27.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely before 1pm, then rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Helen GASimilar City Names
 34.7°N 83.71°W (Elev. 1693 ft)
5:00 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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