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

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.67°NLon: -81.6°WElev: 3179ft.

Light Snow

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 14 Feb 3:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Whitetop VA

Winter Storm Warning until February 16, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until February 16, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Tue

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around 18. South wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 11am, then snow and sleet between 11am and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 37. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 5am, then rain, possibly mixed with snow.  Low around 33. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely before 3pm, then a chance of snow between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then a chance of rain showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Low around 18. South wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 11am, then snow and sleet between 11am and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 37. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain before 5am, then rain, possibly mixed with snow. Low around 33. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely before 3pm, then a chance of snow between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then a chance of rain showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Whitetop VA
 36.67°N 81.6°W (Elev. 3399 ft)
3:00 pm EST Feb 14, 2016
4pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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