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

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 2:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Hillcrest Heights MD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 5 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 23.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 5 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
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)
3:35 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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