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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.3362° N Lon: 82.4799° W Elev: 2165 ft.




Humidity 63%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:54 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Henderson County

Mostly cloudy and cold. Near steady temperatures in the mid 20s. North winds around 5 mph.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy and windy. Cold with lows around 20. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
Sunny and blustery. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 13. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Cold with lows in the lower 20s. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow likely. Freezing rain likely in the afternoon. Heavy snow accumulation possible. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Monday Night
Snow likely in the evening. Rain and freezing rain likely. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Near steady temperatures in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
A chance of freezing rain in the morning. Partly sunny with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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