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

Charleston Executive Airport (KJZI)

Lat: 32.72°NLon: -79.99°WElev: 16ft.

Fog/Mist

52°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 12 Feb 1:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Charleston SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 10 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Charleston SC
 32.72°N 79.99°W (Elev. 3 ft)
12:53 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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