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

Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 40°NLon: -82.71°WElev: 814ft.

Overcast

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.47 in (1033.3 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-1°F (-18°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Summit Station OH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Occasional flurries with a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 13 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Occasional flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then scattered flurries between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 20. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely before 11pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely before 1am, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Occasional flurries with a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Occasional flurries with a slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then scattered flurries between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 20. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely before 11pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 1am, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Summit Station OH
 40°N 82.71°W (Elev. 1030 ft)
3:40 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
4pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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