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

Petersburg, Grant County Airport (KW99)

Lat: 39.06°NLon: -78.98°WElev: 961ft.

Overcast

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NW 7 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Moorefield WV

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow.  High near 33. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 8pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 8am, then rain likely.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow. High near 33. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Snow before 8pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 8am, then rain likely. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Moorefield WV
 39.06°N 78.98°W (Elev. 840 ft)
4:20 am EST Feb 13, 2016
6am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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