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

Tacoma, Tacoma Narrows Airport (KTIW)

Lat: 47.33°NLon: -122.65°WElev: 315ft.

Mostly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 7 MPH
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 13 Feb 10:53 am PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Gig Harbor WA

  • Today

    Today: Rain.  High near 51. South wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 46. South southwest wind 13 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 54. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. High near 51. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 46. South southwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 54. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Gig Harbor WA
 47.33°N 122.65°W (Elev. 108 ft)
4:18 am PST Feb 13, 2016
11am PST Feb 13, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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