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

Manteo / Dare County Regional (KMQI)

Lat: 35.7°NLon: -75.49°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Rodanthe NC

Winter Storm Warning until February 13, 12:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until February 13, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow before 11am, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 11am and 4pm, then snow and sleet likely after 4pm.  Areas of fog after 1pm. High near 35. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Areas Fog

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow and sleet likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow between 10pm and 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. Blustery, with a north wind 11 to 16 mph becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow/Sleet
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow before 11am, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 11am and 4pm, then snow and sleet likely after 4pm. Areas of fog after 1pm. High near 35. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow and sleet likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow between 10pm and 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. Blustery, with a north wind 11 to 16 mph becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 23 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Rodanthe NC
 35.7°N 75.49°W (Elev. 7 ft)
6:51 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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