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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.81°NLon: -82.21°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Busick NC

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 14, 10:00am
Winter Weather Advisory February 12, 12:00pm until February 13, 06:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.

    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly between 10am and 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, mainly after 11am.  High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow and sleet before 10pm, then rain or freezing rain between 10pm and midnight, then rain after midnight.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly between 10am and 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, mainly after 11am. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Snow and sleet before 10pm, then rain or freezing rain between 10pm and midnight, then rain after midnight. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow and sleet likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Busick NC
 35.81°N 82.21°W (Elev. 2854 ft)
3:23 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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