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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.68°NLon: -81.55°WElev: 2559ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 2:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Troutdale VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered flurries after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly between noon and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 28 mph increasing to 29 to 34 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers before 10am.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20.

    Cold

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered flurries after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly between noon and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 28 mph increasing to 29 to 34 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers before 10am. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW Troutdale VA
 36.68°N 81.55°W (Elev. 4052 ft)
11:30 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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