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

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (KCVG)

Lat: 38.97°NLon: -84.6°WElev: 860ft.

Light Snow

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Elsmere KY

  • Today

    Today: Scattered flurries after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Occasional flurries with isolated snow showers before 9pm, then occasional flurries between 9pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow between 10pm and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers between 1pm and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered flurries after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 6 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Occasional flurries with isolated snow showers before 9pm, then occasional flurries between 9pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow between 10pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Elsmere KY
 38.97°N 84.6°W (Elev. 899 ft)
9:42 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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