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

Pinehurst/Southern Pines, Moore County Airport (KSOP)

Lat: 35.0059° N Lon: 79.748° W Elev: 463 ft.




Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:35 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Richmond County

Sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the mid 20s. Light and variable winds...becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Cloudy. A chance of snow and sleet in the morning... Then a slight chance of rain...snow and sleet in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph...becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Cold with lows in the mid 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear. Colder with lows around 15.
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Cold with lows in the lower 20s.
Washingtons Birthday
Cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning... Then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Not as cool with highs around 50.
Tuesday Night And Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

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