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

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35°NLon: -83.46°WElev: 2021ft.

Partly Cloudy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet before noon, then rain or freezing rain between noon and 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 35. Southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 5am, then rain or freezing rain likely.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet before noon, then rain or freezing rain between noon and 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 35. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain before 5am, then rain or freezing rain likely. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
2:53 am EST Feb 13, 2016
4am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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