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

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -78.48°WElev: 640ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow and freezing rain.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow and freezing rain. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.05°N 78.48°W (Elev. 413 ft)
4:09 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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