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

Franklin County Airport (K18A)

Lat: 34.47°NLon: -82.97°WElev: 890ft.

Partly Cloudy

35°F

2°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 6:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Fair Play SC

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. East wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 2am, mixing with sleet after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 10am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 10am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Rain
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Chance Rain

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. East wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 2am, mixing with sleet after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 10am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 10am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Fair Play SC
 34.47°N 82.97°W (Elev. 696 ft)
7:05 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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