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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hagerstown, Washington County Regional Airport (KHGR)

Lat: 39.64°NLon: -77.44°WElev: 702ft.

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed W 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 2:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Thurmont MD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered flurries after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a southwest wind 7 to 12 mph becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Scattered flurries after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a southwest wind 7 to 12 mph becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Thurmont MD
 39.64°N 77.44°W (Elev. 1286 ft)
3:35 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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