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

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.48°NLon: -84.7°WElev: 915ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1032.0 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 2:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles WNW Helenwood TN

Winter Storm Watch February 14, 01:00pm until February 15, 01:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 7am.  High near 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow before 1am, then snow and sleet between 1am and 3am, then rain and snow after 3am.  Low around 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 31 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  High near 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Low around 32. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 3am, then a chance of snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 7am. High near 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow before 1am, then snow and sleet between 1am and 3am, then rain and snow after 3am. Low around 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow. Low around 32. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 3am, then a chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles WNW Helenwood TN
 36.48°N 84.7°W (Elev. 1391 ft)
3:36 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
3am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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