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

Rocky Mount, Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport (KRWI)

Lat: 35.9672° N Lon: 77.9865° W Elev: 161 ft.




Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Nash County

Partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming west after midnight.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear. Cold with lows around 14. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Partly sunny. Cold with highs around 30. North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Cloudy. A slight chance of snow after midnight. Cold. Near steady temperature in the mid 20s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Cloudy. A chance of sleet...freezing rain and snow in the morning...then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Monday Night
Rain...mainly after midnight. Rain may be heavy at times after midnight. Not as cool with lows in the mid 30s. Temperature rising into the mid 40s after midnight. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Rain...mainly in the morning. Rain may be heavy at times in the morning. Not as cool with highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Wednesday Through Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the lower 30s.
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

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