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

Maxton, Laurinburg-Maxton Airport (KMEB)

Lat: 34.85°NLon: -79.12°WElev: 220ft.

Fog/Mist

32°F

0°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Shannon NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 5. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as 5. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 5. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as 5. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers. Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Shannon NC
 34.85°N 79.12°W (Elev. 200 ft)
6:16 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
7pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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