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

Hagerstown, Washington County Regional Airport (KHGR)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: -77.5°WElev: 702ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed W 20 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Fort Ritchie MD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 16.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 16.
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 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Fort Ritchie MD
 39.67°N 77.5°W (Elev. 1601 ft)
3:59 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
6pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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