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: 38.89°NLon: -77.02°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 10 Feb 8:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 10 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 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
9:29 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
9pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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