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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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.28°NLon: -80.06°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 10 Feb 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Salem VA

Wind Chill Advisory February 11, 12:00am until February 11, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 11 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before 4pm, then a slight chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 11 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of snow before 4pm, then a slight chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Salem VA
 37.28°N 80.06°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
2:00 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
4pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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