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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: -83.59°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN

Wind Chill Advisory until February 11, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 11, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Thu

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before noon, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A chance of snow before noon, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 3pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN
 35.64°N 83.59°W (Elev. 0 ft)
3:18 am EST Feb 11, 2016
5am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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