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

Akron, Akron Fulton International Airport (KAKR)

Lat: 41.09°NLon: -81.52°WElev: 1066ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 17 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Akron OH

Wind Chill Advisory February 12, 10:00pm until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Akron OH
 41.09°N 81.52°W (Elev. 912 ft)
5:10 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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