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

Winston Salem, Smith Reynolds Airport (KINT)

Lat: 36.1°NLon: -80.25°WElev: 968ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1033.9 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 11:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Winston-Salem NC

Winter Storm Watch February 15, 12:00am until February 16, 12:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. East wind around 6 mph becoming southeast.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet before noon, then freezing rain and sleet between noon and 3pm, then freezing rain likely after 3pm.  High near 32. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain likely before 8pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 8pm and 10pm, then rain after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 32. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Heavy Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly before 8am. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 53. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain between 10pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. East wind around 6 mph becoming southeast.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet before noon, then freezing rain and sleet between noon and 3pm, then freezing rain likely after 3pm. High near 32. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Freezing rain likely before 8pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 8pm and 10pm, then rain after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 32. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly before 8am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 53. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Winston-Salem NC
 36.1°N 80.25°W (Elev. 850 ft)
9:49 am EST Feb 14, 2016
12pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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