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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.68°NLon: -80.55°WElev: 1985ft.

Light Snow

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Centralia WV

Winter Weather Advisory until February 10, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 10, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before midnight.  Low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 21. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Centralia WV
 38.68°N 80.55°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
12:17 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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