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

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: -80.41°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 13 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Virginia Tech Airport VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow between 8am and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 18. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Cold

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of snow between 8am and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 18. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Virginia Tech Airport VA
 37.22°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
1:00 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
4pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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