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

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: -83.59°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.7 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN

Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sat

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 39. South wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 2am, then snow after 2am.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 39. South wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 2am, then snow after 2am. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN
 35.64°N 83.59°W (Elev. 2490 ft)
3:14 am EST Feb 13, 2016
6am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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