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

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: -78.64°WElev: 1201ft.

Overcast

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Dyke VA

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

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow.  High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 1am.  Low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 1am. Low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Dyke VA
 38.27°N 78.64°W (Elev. 2388 ft)
3:35 am EST Feb 13, 2016
3am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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