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.

Current conditions at

Gadsden, Gadsden Municipal Airport (KGAD)

Lat: 34.0453° N Lon: 86.0348° W Elev: 568 ft.




Humidity 29%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.40 in (1031.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:56 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Etowah County

This Afternoon
Sunny. Highs around 40. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Not as cool. Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening...then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Rain showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the upper 30s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 40.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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