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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 36°NLon: -78.9°WElev: 509ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Durham NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before noon, then rain or freezing rain likely between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before noon, then rain or freezing rain likely between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Durham NC
 36°N 78.9°W (Elev. 400 ft)
10:52 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
11pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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