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.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Arcata / Eureka, Arcata Airport (KACV)

Lat: 41.0243° N Lon: 124.096° W Elev: 217 ft.




Humidity 78%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 am PST
Detailed forecast for

Redwood Coast

Mostly cloudy. North of orick...rain in the morning... Then rain likely in the afternoon. South of orick...chance of rain. Highs 54 to 64. South wind around 5 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. North of orick...slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows 39 to 49. North wind up to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest wind up to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 41 to 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 56 to 66. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night Through Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 58 to 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows 44 to 54.
Rain likely. Highs 54 to 64.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Lows 42 to 52.
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 47 to 57.

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