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

Columbus, Ohio State University Airport (KOSU)

Lat: 40.07°NLon: -83.04°WElev: 902ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Riverlea OH

Wind Chill Advisory February 12, 10:00pm until February 13, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered flurries between 11am and noon, then scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered flurries before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -7. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -3. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely before 8pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered flurries between 11am and noon, then scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Scattered flurries before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -7. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -3. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely before 8pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Riverlea OH
 40.07°N 83.04°W (Elev. 801 ft)
6:09 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
9pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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