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.

Fair and Breezy

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed N 22 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Pisgah Forest NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 30. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north northwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 8 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before noon, then sleet between noon and 2pm, then rain after 2pm.  High near 35. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 3am, then rain or freezing rain likely between 3am and 5am, then freezing rain likely after 5am.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 30. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 8 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before noon, then sleet between noon and 2pm, then rain after 2pm. High near 35. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain before 3am, then rain or freezing rain likely between 3am and 5am, then freezing rain likely after 5am. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
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)
7:05 am EST Feb 13, 2016
8am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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