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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.38°NLon: -77.56°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Chesterfield VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. West wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 9 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 17. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 30.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. West wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 9 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 17. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Chesterfield VA
 37.38°N 77.56°W (Elev. 197 ft)
3:30 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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