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

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.38°NLon: -80.53°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.37 in
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 4:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNW Newport VA

Winter Storm Warning February 14, 04:00pm until February 16, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Today

    Today: Scattered flurries between 3pm and 5pm, then scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow after 5pm.  Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -12. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 9pm.  Low around 15. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 4pm, then snow and sleet.  High near 32. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow and sleet before 10pm, then freezing rain between 10pm and 5am, then rain or freezing rain after 5am.  Low around 30. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain or freezing rain before 8am, then rain likely between 8am and 10am, then a chance of snow after 10am.  High near 35. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered flurries between 3pm and 5pm, then scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow after 5pm. Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -12. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 9pm. Low around 15. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 4pm, then snow and sleet. High near 32. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow and sleet before 10pm, then freezing rain between 10pm and 5am, then rain or freezing rain after 5am. Low around 30. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain or freezing rain before 8am, then rain likely between 8am and 10am, then a chance of snow after 10am. High near 35. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNW Newport VA
 37.38°N 80.53°W (Elev. 3442 ft)
4:00 am EST Feb 14, 2016
5am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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