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

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.78°NLon: -75.54°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.1 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 8:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Montchanin DE

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Montchanin DE
 39.78°N 75.54°W (Elev. 253 ft)
6:36 am EST Feb 12, 2016
9am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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