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

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport (KPGD)

Lat: 26.9°NLon: -82.05°WElev: 23ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.8 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Punta Gorda FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Wind chill values as low as 40 early. East wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Wind chill values as low as 40 early. East wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind around 8 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Punta Gorda FL
 26.9°N 82.05°W (Elev. 3 ft)
8:45 am EST Feb 13, 2016
12pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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