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

Pensacola Naval Air Station (KNPA)

Lat: 30.26°NLon: -87.76°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1030.0 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill53°F (12°C)
Last update 13 Feb 10:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Gulf Shores AL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Gulf Shores AL
 30.26°N 87.76°W (Elev. 23 ft)
6:05 am CST Feb 13, 2016
11am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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