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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Smithfield, Johnston County Airport (KJNX)

Lat: 35.65°NLon: -78.56°WElev: 164ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 1:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Garner NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries before 1pm, then a slight chance of snow after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 35.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Scattered flurries before 1pm, then a slight chance of snow after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. 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.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Garner NC
 35.65°N 78.56°W (Elev. 299 ft)
11:50 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
1am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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