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

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.88°NLon: -77.17°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1029.0 mb)
Dewpoint -8°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Falls Church VA

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 1pm, then snow and sleet between 1pm and 4pm, then freezing rain and sleet after 4pm.  High near 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain before midnight, then rain or freezing rain.  Low around 31. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Freezing Rain
    then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 1pm, then snow and sleet between 1pm and 4pm, then freezing rain and sleet after 4pm. High near 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Freezing rain before midnight, then rain or freezing rain. Low around 31. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Falls Church VA
 38.88°N 77.17°W (Elev. 312 ft)
6:05 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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