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

Winston Salem, Smith Reynolds Airport (KINT)

Lat: 36.06°NLon: -80.31°WElev: 968ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed W 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Winston-Salem NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet likely before 2pm, then freezing rain likely between 2pm and 3pm, then rain or freezing rain likely after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Heavy Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet likely before 2pm, then freezing rain likely between 2pm and 3pm, then rain or freezing rain likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Winston-Salem NC
 36.06°N 80.31°W (Elev. 846 ft)
10:52 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
11pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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