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

Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Golden Triangle Regional Airport (KGTR)

Lat: 33.47°NLon: -88.42°WElev: 266ft.

Clear

36°F

2°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.52 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 13 Feb 8:50 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Columbus MS

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. South southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 60. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 44. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 60. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Columbus MS
 33.47°N 88.42°W
8:15 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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