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

Tazewell County Airport (KJFZ)

Lat: 37.13°NLon: -81.49°WElev: 2651ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 12 Feb 5:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Tazewell VA

Wind Chill Advisory February 12, 11:00pm until February 14, 10:00am
Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 07:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 5am.  Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 3pm, then rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 8pm.  Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 5am. Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 3pm, then rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 8pm. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Tazewell VA
 37.13°N 81.49°W (Elev. 2480 ft)
4:00 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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