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: 37.28°NLon: -79.89°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Vinton VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow between 8am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  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 17 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. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °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 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of snow between 8am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 3 to 6 mph. 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 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 7 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 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Vinton VA
 37.28°N 79.89°W (Elev. 994 ft)
4:00 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
6pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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