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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.35°NLon: -81.62°WElev: 981ft.

Light Snow

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed W 12 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 10 Feb 8:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Calm wind.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Snow likely before 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
7:55 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
9pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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