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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Current conditions at

Eastern WV Regional Airport/Shepherd Field (KMRB)

Lat: 39.45°NLon: -77.76°WElev: 538ft.

Overcast

-2°C

29°F

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed S 20 km/h
Barometer 1019.8 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint -14°C (6°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-7°C (19°F)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Sharpsburg MD

Wind Advisory February 13, 03:00am until February 13, 06:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: -1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 18 km/h increasing to 27 to 37 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: -10 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 35 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: -7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 km/h decreasing to 26 to 31 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: -15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near -5. Northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. South wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 18 km/h increasing to 27 to 37 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 35 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 km/h decreasing to 26 to 31 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near -5. Northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 5.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
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Point Forecast:
Sharpsburg MD
 39.45°N 77.76°W (Elev. 145 m)
12:34 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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