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

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.14°NLon: -81.17°WElev: 1299ft.

Partly Cloudy

-6°C

21°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 37 km/h
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint -15°C (5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-12°C (10°F)
Last update 13 Feb 7:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Wilkesboro NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 14 to 16 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near -2. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: -2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around -4. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -4 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 1. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before midnight, then freezing rain.  Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.

    Rain then
    Freezing Rain

    Low: -1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Freezing rain before 8am, then rain.  High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 14 to 16 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near -2. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -4. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 1. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Monday Night
Rain before midnight, then freezing rain. Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.
Tuesday
Freezing rain before 8am, then rain. High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkesboro NC
 36.14°N 81.17°W (Elev. 335 m)
4:30 am EST Feb 13, 2016
7am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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