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

Baltimore, Baltimore-Washington International Airport (KBWI)

Lat: 39.27°NLon: -76.84°WElev: 135ft.

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Ellicott City MD

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 06:00pm until February 14, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -8. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 4pm, then freezing rain and sleet.  High near 31. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain and sleet before 7pm, then freezing rain between 7pm and midnight, then rain or freezing rain after midnight.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -8. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 4pm, then freezing rain and sleet. High near 31. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Freezing rain and sleet before 7pm, then freezing rain between 7pm and midnight, then rain or freezing rain after midnight. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Ellicott City MD
 39.27°N 76.84°W (Elev. 397 ft)
3:49 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
4pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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