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: 36.12°NLon: -81.25°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed W 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 13 Feb 11:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles N Boomer NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 33. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before midnight, then freezing rain.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Freezing Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Freezing rain before 8am, then rain.  High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 33. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain before midnight, then freezing rain. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Freezing rain before 8am, then rain. High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles N Boomer NC
 36.12°N 81.25°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
11:00 am EST Feb 13, 2016
12pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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