Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.61°NLon: -83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Partly Cloudy

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 2:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Newfound Gap NC

Winter Storm Watch February 14, 07:00pm until February 15, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a south southwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before noon, then rain.  High near 36. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Breezy. Snow
    then Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before midnight, then rain or freezing rain between midnight and 1am, then freezing rain after 1am.  Low around 30. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 23 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain or freezing rain likely before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly between 8pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a south southwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before noon, then rain. High near 36. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain before midnight, then rain or freezing rain between midnight and 1am, then freezing rain after 1am. Low around 30. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 23 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain or freezing rain likely before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly between 8pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W (Elev. 5177 ft)
1:03 am EST Feb 14, 2016
3am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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