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

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.78°NLon: -80.05°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.05°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
2:00 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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