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: 37.03°NLon: -81.14°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 S Bland VA

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

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a west wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Cold and
    Blustery

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 22 °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.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely between 10am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a west wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
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 likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely between 10am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Bland VA
 37.03°N 81.14°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
12:01 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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