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

Louisville, Bowman Field Airport (KLOU)

Lat: 38.07°NLon: -85.51°WElev: 545ft.

Mostly Cloudy

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1026.0 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 7:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Mount Washington KY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as 1. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cold

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely before 2pm, then rain likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain and snow likely after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as 1. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely before 2pm, then rain likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain and snow likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Mount Washington KY
 38.07°N 85.51°W (Elev. 676 ft)
7:30 am EST Feb 11, 2016
8am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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