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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.27°NLon: -79.95°WElev: 1175ft.

Overcast and Breezy

-3°C

26°F

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 35 G 50 km/h
Barometer 1013.2 mb (29.88 in)
Dewpoint -15°C (5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-11°C (12°F)
Last update 10 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

Wind Chill Advisory February 11, 12:00am until February 11, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. West wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 0. West wind 16 to 24 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 0 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -3.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -14.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near -3.

    Sunny

    High: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. West wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 0. West wind 16 to 24 km/h.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light after midnight.
Friday
A chance of snow between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -3.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -14.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near -3.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 304 m)
2:00 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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