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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: -82.56°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed N 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Asheville Regional Airport NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 26. North northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind around 8 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before noon, then sleet likely between noon and 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 35. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 4am, then rain or freezing rain likely.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers between 1am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 26. North northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind around 8 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before noon, then sleet likely between noon and 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 35. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain before 4am, then rain or freezing rain likely. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers between 1am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville Regional Airport NC
 35.43°N 82.56°W (Elev. 2093 ft)
9:43 am EST Feb 13, 2016
10am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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