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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jonesboro, Jonesboro Municipal Airport (KJBR)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: -90.69°WElev: 259ft.

Fair

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 30.63 in (1037.3 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 13 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Jonesboro AR

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of freezing rain and sleet before noon, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Rain
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of freezing rain and sleet before noon, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Jonesboro AR
 35.82°N 90.69°W (Elev. 299 ft)
3:20 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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