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

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.1°NLon: -81.28°WElev: 1299ft.

Partly Cloudy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 12:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Boomer NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries before 9am, then a chance of snow between 9am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Friday
Scattered flurries before 9am, then a chance of snow between 9am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Boomer NC
 36.1°N 81.28°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
11:30 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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