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

Madison Airport (KI39)

Lat: 37.91°NLon: -84.28°WElev: 1002ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 18 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Ford KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow before 10pm, then a chance of flurries between 10pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as 1. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Cold

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as 2. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as 1. East wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow before 5am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  Low around 25. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 2pm, then rain likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow before 10pm, then a chance of flurries between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as 1. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as 2. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as 1. East wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow before 5am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Low around 25. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 2pm, then rain likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Ford KY
 37.91°N 84.28°W (Elev. 853 ft)
6:22 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
7pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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