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: 34.68°NLon: -83.99°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 3:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Suches GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
Scattered flurries before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Suches GA
 34.68°N 83.99°W (Elev. 2907 ft)
2:30 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
4pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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