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

Greensboro, Piedmont Triad International Airport (KGSO)

Lat: 36.05°NLon: -79.87°WElev: 925ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Greensboro NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before 1pm, then freezing rain likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain or freezing rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before 1pm, then freezing rain likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain or freezing rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Greensboro NC
 36.05°N 79.87°W (Elev. 846 ft)
3:12 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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