Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.71°NLon: -83.79°WElev: 1273ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1029.6 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 14 Feb 6:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Helen GA

Winter Storm Watch February 15, 01:00am until February 15, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of freezing rain between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow and sleet.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before 9am, then freezing rain.  High near 36. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Freezing
    Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Occasional showers.  Low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of freezing rain between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow and sleet. Cloudy, with a low around 27. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before 9am, then freezing rain. High near 36. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Occasional showers. Low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Helen GA
 34.71°N 83.79°W (Elev. 2080 ft)
6:45 am EST Feb 14, 2016
7am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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