Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.51°NLon: -75.96°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.56 in (1035.1 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 14 Feb 11:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Charlestown MD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 3pm, then snow and sleet.  High near 34. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 10pm.  Low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Sleet
    then Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 47. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 3am, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 36.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A chance of snow after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 3pm, then snow and sleet. High near 34. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 10pm. Low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 47. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 3am, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Charlestown MD
 39.51°N 75.96°W (Elev. 164 ft)
9:36 am EST Feb 14, 2016
12pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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