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

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

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

Light Snow

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Troutdale VA

Wind Chill Advisory February 12, 11:00pm until February 14, 10:00am
Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 07:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -16. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 9 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 4pm, then rain and snow.  High near 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 4am. Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -16. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 4pm, then rain and snow. High near 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 2pm, then snow likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. 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)
12:01 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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