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

Frederick Municipal Airport (KFDK)

Lat: 39.64°NLon: -77.44°WElev: 269ft.

Fair

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 4:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Thurmont MD

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -11. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -11. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Thurmont MD
 39.64°N 77.44°W (Elev. 1286 ft)
3:41 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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