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

Rome, R. B. Russell Airport (KRMG)

Lat: 34.26°NLon: -85.18°WElev: 636ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Rome GA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 37. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 37. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Rome GA
 34.26°N 85.18°W (Elev. 594 ft)
8:45 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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