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

Chesapeake, Chesapeake Municipal Airport (KCPK)

Lat: 36.68°NLon: -76.3°WElev: 20ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 6:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Chesapeake VA

Winter Weather Advisory February 12, 07:00am until February 13, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  High near 34. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow before midnight.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 24. Light west wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Snow, mainly after 1pm. High near 34. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 24. Light west wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Chesapeake VA
 36.68°N 76.3°W (Elev. 16 ft)
3:26 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
6pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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