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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Current conditions at

Frankfort, Capital City Airport (KFFT)

Lat: 38.21°NLon: -84.87°WElev: 804ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Frankfort KY

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly between 9am and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Cold

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely before 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet before 9pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet between 9pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely before 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet before 9pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet between 9pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Frankfort KY
 38.21°N 84.87°W (Elev. 469 ft)
6:30 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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