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

Eastern WV Regional Airport/Shepherd Field (KMRB)

Lat: 39.43°NLon: -77.8°WElev: 538ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 17 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Shepherdstown WV

  • Today

    Today: Scattered flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 12 to 17 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 22.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 12 to 17 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Shepherdstown WV
 39.43°N 77.8°W (Elev. 394 ft)
9:34 am EST Feb 11, 2016
10am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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