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: 36.11°NLon: -79.86°WElev: 925ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Greensboro NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow, possibly mixing with rain after 2pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 2pm, then freezing rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow, possibly mixing with rain after 2pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 2pm, then freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Greensboro NC
 36.11°N 79.86°W (Elev. 846 ft)
4:04 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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