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

Concord, Concord Regional Airport (KJQF)

Lat: 35.3°NLon: -80.61°WElev: 689ft.

Partly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Harrisburg NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 35. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 1pm, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 35. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 1pm, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Harrisburg NC
 35.3°N 80.61°W (Elev. 561 ft)
11:03 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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