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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Current conditions at

Cincinnati, Cincinnati Municipal Airport Lunken Field (KLUK)

Lat: 39.1°NLon: -84.5°WElev: 482ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 17 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Cincinnati OH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered flurries.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind around 13 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then scattered flurries between 9pm and midnight, then scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a chance of snow between 10pm and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind around 13 mph.
Tonight
Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then scattered flurries between 9pm and midnight, then scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a chance of snow between 10pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Cincinnati OH
 39.1°N 84.5°W (Elev. 600 ft)
5:19 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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