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

Andrews, Andrews-Murphy Airport (KRHP)

Lat: 35.29°NLon: -83.68°WElev: 1696ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 4:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Nantahala Gorge NC

Winter Storm Watch February 14, 07:00pm until February 15, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. South southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 11am, then rain and snow between 11am and noon, then rain after noon.  High near 39. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 32. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 11am, then rain and snow between 11am and noon, then rain after noon. High near 39. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 32. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain or freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Nantahala Gorge NC
 35.29°N 83.68°W (Elev. 2746 ft)
3:05 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
4pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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