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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.1°NLon: -80.94°WElev: 748ft.

Partly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed W 14 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 10 Feb 4:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Carowinds NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the evening.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Carowinds NC
 35.1°N 80.94°W (Elev. 643 ft)
3:45 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
5pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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