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

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.8°NLon: -80.04°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 12:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Henry VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries before 10am, then a slight chance of snow between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °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
Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. Calm wind.
Friday
Scattered flurries before 10am, then a slight chance of snow between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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 before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Henry VA
 36.8°N 80.04°W (Elev. 991 ft)
11:30 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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