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

Luray Caverns (KLUA)

Lat: 38.52°NLon: -78.43°WElev: 902ft.

Fair

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed W 18 G 32 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 4:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Stanley VA

Winter Storm Watch February 14, 09:00pm until February 16, 10:00am
Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Cold and
    Blustery

    High: 8 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 11 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 1pm, then snow and sleet.  High near 30. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain and sleet before midnight, then rain or freezing rain.  Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 1pm, then snow and sleet. High near 30. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Freezing rain and sleet before midnight, then rain or freezing rain. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Stanley VA
 38.52°N 78.43°W (Elev. 3497 ft)
3:49 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
4pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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