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

Newport News, Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport (KPHF)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: -76.77°WElev: 43ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Jamestown VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Jamestown VA
 37.22°N 76.77°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:36 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
11pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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