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: 35.72°NLon: -83.38°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.9 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Pittman Center TN

Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 12:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory
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    Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 12:00pm
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00am

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of snow showers before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow and sleet before 1am, then sleet likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow/Sleet
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and freezing rain likely before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 7pm, then rain and snow.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of snow showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow and sleet before 1am, then sleet likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and freezing rain likely before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain before 7pm, then rain and snow. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Pittman Center TN
 35.72°N 83.38°W (Elev. 1601 ft)
3:36 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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