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

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.13°NLon: -79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1026.7 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Boones Mill VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries before 10am, then a slight chance of snow between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Calm wind.
Friday
Scattered flurries before 10am, then a slight chance of snow between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Boones Mill VA
 37.13°N 79.97°W (Elev. 1263 ft)
11:30 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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