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.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.45 in (1031.7 mb)
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 2:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

Winter Storm Watch February 15, 06:00am until February 15, 04:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before 10am, then freezing rain likely between 10am and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 38. East wind 5 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: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly before 8am. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 55. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °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

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. North wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before 10am, then freezing rain likely between 10am and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 38. East wind 5 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
Rain, mainly before 8am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 55. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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)
9:53 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
3am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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