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: 36.81°NLon: -81.42°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

3 Miles NNW Sugar Grove VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Light west wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly between noon and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Cold and
    Windy

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °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 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Light west wind.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly between noon and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
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 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Sugar Grove VA
 36.81°N 81.42°W (Elev. 3353 ft)
11:30 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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