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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.26°NLon: -82.71°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Pisgah Forest NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before 2pm, then sleet likely between 2pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before 2pm, then sleet likely between 2pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Pisgah Forest NC
 35.26°N 82.71°W (Elev. 2182 ft)
11:03 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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