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

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.68°NLon: -82°WElev: 1250ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 13 Feb 4:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Marion NC

Winter Storm Watch February 14, 07:00pm until February 15, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 4pm, then rain or freezing rain.  High near 32. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8pm.  Low around 32. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 4pm, then rain or freezing rain. High near 32. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8pm. Low around 32. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain or freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Marion NC
 35.68°N 82°W (Elev. 1404 ft)
3:05 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
4pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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