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

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.21°NLon: -77.95°WElev: 33ft.

A Few Clouds

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1024.9 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Wilmington NC

Winter Weather Advisory February 12, 05:00am until February 12, 01:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of freezing rain before 8am, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of freezing rain before 8am, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Wilmington NC
 34.21°N 77.95°W (Elev. 3 ft)
1:53 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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