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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Campbell U. S. Army Airfield (KHOP)

Lat: 36.85°NLon: -87.49°WElev: 571ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:58 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Hopkinsville KY

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of light snow before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Light north wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    Light Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. North wind around 7 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow before midnight, then snow, possibly mixed with sleet.  Low around 31. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. South southeast wind around 7 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of light snow before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Light north wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. North wind around 7 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow before midnight, then snow, possibly mixed with sleet. Low around 31. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 42. South southeast wind around 7 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind around 7 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Hopkinsville KY
 36.85°N 87.49°W
7:15 am CST Feb 12, 2016
8am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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