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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Winston Salem, Smith Reynolds Airport (KINT)

Lat: 36.1°NLon: -80.25°WElev: 968ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Winston-Salem NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 3pm, then freezing rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain likely before 9pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 9pm and 11pm, then rain likely after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 3pm, then freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Freezing rain likely before 9pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 9pm and 11pm, then rain likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Winston-Salem NC
 36.1°N 80.25°W (Elev. 850 ft)
6:19 am EST Feb 12, 2016
9am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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