Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

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

Fair

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-3°F (-19°C)
Last update 13 Feb 10:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

Winter Storm Watch February 14, 04:00pm until February 16, 12:00pm
Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly after 11pm.  Low around 18. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet before 3pm, then sleet between 3pm and 4pm, then snow and sleet after 4pm.  High near 33. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet, becoming all freezing rain after 3am.  Low around 29. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.  New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of snow between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of rain after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly after 11pm. Low around 18. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet before 3pm, then sleet between 3pm and 4pm, then snow and sleet after 4pm. High near 33. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet, becoming all freezing rain after 3am. Low around 29. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain or freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of snow between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC
 36.14°N 81.72°W (Elev. 3484 ft)
6:00 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
10pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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