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, Ohio State University Airport (KOSU)

Lat: 40.05°NLon: -83.02°WElev: 902ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Riverlea OH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of flurries.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 20. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Riverlea OH
 40.05°N 83.02°W (Elev. 791 ft)
11:30 am EST Feb 11, 2016
2pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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