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

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.11°NLon: -79.75°WElev: 1175ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Hardy VA

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

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 9am, then rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Hardy VA
 37.11°N 79.75°W (Elev. 902 ft)
8:30 am EST Feb 12, 2016
9am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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