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

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.4°NLon: -79.08°WElev: 1201ft.

Fair

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 10:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Mount Solon VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered snow showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 25.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Scattered snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Isolated snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Mount Solon VA
 38.4°N 79.08°W (Elev. 1322 ft)
10:32 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
10pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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