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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Current conditions at

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.26°NLon: -81.22°WElev: 2858ft.

Mostly Cloudy

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NW 8 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1027.5 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-1°F (-18°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Bluefield WV

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -6. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly after 11pm.  Low around 22. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 4pm, then rain and sleet after 4pm.  High near 35. South wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and sleet before 10pm, then freezing rain between 10pm and 5am, then snow and freezing rain after 5am.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%. 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

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow before 10am, then rain likely.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 8pm, then a chance of snow and sleet between 8pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -6. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly after 11pm. Low around 22. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 4pm, then rain and sleet after 4pm. High near 35. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain and sleet before 10pm, then freezing rain between 10pm and 5am, then snow and freezing rain after 5am. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%. 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.
Tuesday
Snow before 10am, then rain likely. High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 8pm, then a chance of snow and sleet between 8pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Bluefield WV
 37.26°N 81.22°W (Elev. 2595 ft)
1:00 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
2pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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