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

Tacoma, Tacoma Narrows Airport (KTIW)

Lat: 47.26°NLon: -122.5°WElev: 315ft.

Mod Rain, Fog

46°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 10 MPH
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:53 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Tacoma WA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 51. South wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 46. South wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 54. Southwest wind 11 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 48. South southwest wind around 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 15 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 51. South wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 46. South wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 54. Southwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 48. South southwest wind around 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Tacoma WA
 47.26°N 122.5°W (Elev. 207 ft)
3:22 pm PST Feb 13, 2016
3pm PST Feb 13, 2016-6pm PST Feb 20, 2016
 
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