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

Norfolk, Norfolk International Airport (KORF)

Lat: 37.14°NLon: -75.96°WElev: 26ft.

Fair

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Townsend VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Windy, with a northwest wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Windy, with a northwest wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 51. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Windy, with a northwest wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Windy, with a northwest wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Townsend VA
 37.14°N 75.96°W (Elev. 20 ft)
9:50 am EST Feb 13, 2016
2pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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