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

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.26°NLon: -83.84°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest 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 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Freezing rain and sleet.  High near 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain or freezing rain before 1am, then rain and snow.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Freezing rain and sleet. High near 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain or freezing rain before 1am, then rain and snow. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport GA
 34.26°N 83.84°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
6:00 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
7pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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