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

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.96°NLon: -80.86°WElev: 2736ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 12 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Max Meadows VA

Wind Chill Advisory February 12, 11:00pm until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow.  High near 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 8am, then rain and snow likely between 8am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow. High near 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 8am, then rain and snow likely between 8am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Max Meadows VA
 36.96°N 80.86°W (Elev. 2385 ft)
5:30 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
9pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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