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

Beckley, Raleigh County Memorial Airport (KBKW)

Lat: 38.22°NLon: -80.9°WElev: 2503ft.

Blowing Snow and Breezy

9°F

-13°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1029.8 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill-11°F (-24°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Keslers Cross Lanes WV

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Isolated snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 12 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -4. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and sleet before 2pm, then freezing rain and sleet between 2pm and 3pm, then rain after 3pm.  High near 35. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, snow, and sleet before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 9pm, then snow after 9pm.  Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of flurries before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -4. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and sleet before 2pm, then freezing rain and sleet between 2pm and 3pm, then rain after 3pm. High near 35. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain, snow, and sleet before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 9pm, then snow after 9pm. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Keslers Cross Lanes WV
 38.22°N 80.9°W (Elev. 1634 ft)
6:27 am EST Feb 13, 2016
10am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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