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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.29°NLon: -82.71°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Pisgah Forest NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north northeast  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 5pm, then snow and sleet.  High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 1am, then rain or freezing rain between 1am and 3am, then freezing rain likely after 3am.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 7 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 5pm, then snow and sleet. High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain before 1am, then rain or freezing rain between 1am and 3am, then freezing rain likely after 3am. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Pisgah Forest NC
 35.29°N 82.71°W (Elev. 2635 ft)
2:25 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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