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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.14°NLon: -81.72°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy with Haze

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.80 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 10 Feb 12:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 11, 07:00am
Wind Chill Advisory February 11, 12:00am until February 11, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 11, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Thu

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy and cold, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 14 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before midnight.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Blustery.
    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19. Blustery.

    Cold and
    Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Isolated snow showers before midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Blustery.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC
 36.14°N 81.72°W (Elev. 3484 ft)
10:00 am EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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