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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: -80.84°WElev: 748ft.

A Few Clouds

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.8 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 7:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow between 8am and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday
A slight chance of snow between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
7:05 am EST Feb 11, 2016
8am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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