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

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.62°NLon: -81.61°WElev: 3179ft.

Fair and Breezy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed W 22 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.80 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-3°F (-19°C)
Last update 10 Feb 7:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Whitetop VA

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

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am, then scattered flurries after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered flurries before 9am.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -11. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow, mainly after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 13. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Cold

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am, then scattered flurries after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered flurries before 9am. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -11. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 13. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Whitetop VA
 36.62°N 81.61°W (Elev. 3901 ft)
4:30 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
7pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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