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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 35.96°NLon: -84.3°WElev: 915ft.

Mostly Cloudy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 10 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers before 1am, then isolated flurries between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers before 1am, then isolated flurries between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN
 35.96°N 84.3°W (Elev. 0 ft)
6:59 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
7pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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