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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.73°NLon: -83.49°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NE 15 km/h
Barometer 1030.6 mb (30.41 in)
Dewpoint -13°C (9°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-6°C (22°F)
Last update 13 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Gatlinburg TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of flurries before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near -2. Northwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Flurries

    High: -2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain, snow, and sleet before 11am, then rain and snow between 11am and noon, then rain after noon.  High near 4. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 8pm, then rain and snow.  Low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain between 10am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of flurries before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near -2. Northwest wind around 15 km/h.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Calm wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 1. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Washington's Birthday
Rain, snow, and sleet before 11am, then rain and snow between 11am and noon, then rain after noon. High near 4. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain before 8pm, then rain and snow. Low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 15.
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Point Forecast:
Gatlinburg TN
 35.73°N 83.49°W (Elev. 486 m)
6:52 am EST Feb 13, 2016
2pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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