Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Raleigh / Durham, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (KRDU)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: -78.65°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.56 in (1035.5 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 14 Feb 8:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

Winter Storm Watch February 15, 12:00am until February 15, 04:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 1pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. South wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 1pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. South wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
6:42 am EST Feb 14, 2016
9am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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