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

Bristol / Johnson / Kingsport, Tri-City Regional Airport (KTRI)

Lat: 36.59°NLon: -81.81°WElev: 1519ft.

Light Snow

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Damascus VA

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 12:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between -7 and 3. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then scattered flurries between 11am and 3pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 14. Wind chill values between -1 and -8. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -3 and 2. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet before 2pm, then rain and sleet between 2pm and 3pm, then rain after 3pm.  High near 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain before 11pm, then rain and sleet between 11pm and 3am, then snow after 3am.  Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow before 11am, then rain and snow likely between 11am and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between -7 and 3. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then scattered flurries between 11am and 3pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 14. Wind chill values between -1 and -8. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -3 and 2. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Wind chill values between -1 and 9. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet before 2pm, then rain and sleet between 2pm and 3pm, then rain after 3pm. High near 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Freezing rain before 11pm, then rain and sleet between 11pm and 3am, then snow after 3am. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow before 11am, then rain and snow likely between 11am and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Damascus VA
 36.59°N 81.81°W (Elev. 2979 ft)
3:36 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
9pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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