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

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2945° N Lon: 81.1801° W Elev: 791 ft.

Overcast

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 12:54 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Gaston County

This Afternoon
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear. Cold with lows in the mid 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 17. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s. East winds around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Cold with lows in the mid 20s.
Washingtons Birthday
Cloudy. A chance of snow...sleet and freezing rain in the morning...then rain and freezing rain likely in the afternoon. Light snow accumulation possible. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Monday Night
Rain with freezing rain. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Tuesday
Cloudy with rain likely in the morning...then partly sunny with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.



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