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

Akron, Akron Fulton International Airport (KAKR)

Lat: 41.09°NLon: -81.52°WElev: 1066ft.

Overcast

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Akron OH

Wind Chill Advisory February 12, 10:00pm until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -8. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -11. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -8. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -11. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Akron OH
 41.09°N 81.52°W (Elev. 912 ft)
3:43 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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