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: 38.31°NLon: -79.38°WElev: 1201ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Head Waters VA

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 14, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 38 °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

Tonight
Isolated snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. 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
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Head Waters VA
 38.31°N 79.38°W (Elev. 2680 ft)
6:34 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
7pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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