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

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.94°NLon: -82.94°WElev: 1014ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Jocassee SC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers between noon and 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before 3pm, then sleet likely between 3pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain before 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Chance Rain

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers between noon and 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before 3pm, then sleet likely between 3pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Jocassee SC
 34.94°N 82.94°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
7:05 am EST Feb 12, 2016
9am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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