Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.62°NLon: -82.62°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1028.4 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 14 Feb 1:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Woodfin NC

Winter Storm Watch February 14, 06:00pm until February 15, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly between 11pm and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet before 11am, then sleet between 11am and noon, then rain after noon.  High near 36. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow/Sleet
    then Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 7am, then a chance of showers, mainly between 7am and 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 3am, then a chance of snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly between 11pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet before 11am, then sleet between 11am and noon, then rain after noon. High near 36. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 35. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 7am, then a chance of showers, mainly between 7am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 3am, then a chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Woodfin NC
 35.62°N 82.62°W (Elev. 2195 ft)
1:05 pm EST Feb 14, 2016
2pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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