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

Elkins, Elkins-Randolph County-Jennings Randolph Field (KEKN)

Lat: 38.61°NLon: -79.96°WElev: 1985ft.

Fair

-1°F

-18°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1027.0 mb)
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 1:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NE Valley Head WV

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -6. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers, mainly after 3pm.  High near 25. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow after 9pm. Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Areas of blowing snow before 8am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -6. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Snow showers, mainly after 3pm. High near 25. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow after 9pm. Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am. Areas of blowing snow before 8am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 1pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NE Valley Head WV
 38.61°N 79.96°W (Elev. 3094 ft)
12:18 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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