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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.52°NLon: -81.83°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.29 in (1027.1 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 7:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Bancroft WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow between 8am and 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 3pm, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A chance of snow between 8am and 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 3pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain showers after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Bancroft WV
 38.52°N 81.83°W (Elev. 876 ft)
7:15 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
8pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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