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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 34.9°NLon: -83.22°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 5:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Pine Mountain GA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Pine Mountain GA
 34.9°N 83.22°W (Elev. 1932 ft)
3:49 am EST Feb 11, 2016
5am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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