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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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.39°NLon: -81.02°WElev: 1299ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 11:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Traphill NC

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow.  High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 8am, then rain and snow likely between 8am and 9am, then rain likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 8am, then rain and snow likely between 8am and 9am, then rain likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Traphill NC
 36.39°N 81.02°W (Elev. 2297 ft)
10:30 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
11pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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