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

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.28°NLon: -83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.8 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Gainesville GA

Winter Storm Watch February 15, 01:00am until February 15, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between midnight and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and freezing rain likely before 10am, then rain or freezing rain between 10am and 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between midnight and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and freezing rain likely before 10am, then rain or freezing rain between 10am and 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 34. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Gainesville GA
 34.28°N 83.83°W (Elev. 1250 ft)
2:30 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
8pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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