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: 35.42°NLon: -82.67°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW North Mills River NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    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 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 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
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 after 3am. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW North Mills River NC
 35.42°N 82.67°W (Elev. 2566 ft)
3:05 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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