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

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.33°NLon: -83.8°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1027.6 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 13 Feb 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Gainesville GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 8am, then freezing rain and sleet likely between 8am and 2pm, then occasional rain or freezing rain after 2pm.  High near 34. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Occasional rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8pm.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Occasional rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  High near 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 8am, then freezing rain and sleet likely between 8am and 2pm, then occasional rain or freezing rain after 2pm. High near 34. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Occasional rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8pm. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Occasional rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. High near 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Gainesville GA
 34.33°N 83.8°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
3:00 am EST Feb 13, 2016
12pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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