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: 35.57°NLon: -82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

1°C

33°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed N 24 G 37 km/h
Barometer 1018.2 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (20°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-5°C (23°F)
Last update 12 Feb 10:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -4. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: -4 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. North northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. East northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -5. South southeast wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -5 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 5pm, then sleet, possibly mixed with snow.  High near 1. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 1am, then rain or freezing rain between 1am and 4am, then freezing rain likely after 4am.  Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: -1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Rain

    High: 6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. North northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. East northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around -5. South southeast wind around 11 km/h.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 5pm, then sleet, possibly mixed with snow. High near 1. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain before 1am, then rain or freezing rain between 1am and 4am, then freezing rain likely after 4am. Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.54°W (Elev. 604 m)
10:04 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
11pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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