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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: -78.48°WElev: 640ft.

A Few Clouds

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 2:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. West wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. West wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
3:35 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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