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

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.86°NLon: -76.97°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

38°F

3°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NW 9 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Hillcrest Heights MD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 23.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 14 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Hillcrest Heights MD
 38.86°N 76.97°W (Elev. 213 ft)
12:34 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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