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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Winter Havens Gilbert Airport (KGIF)

Lat: 28.03°NLon: -81.7°WElev: 141ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 5:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Winter Haven FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 44. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 44. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Winter Haven FL
 28.03°N 81.7°W (Elev. 125 ft)
6:10 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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