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

Akron, Akron Fulton International Airport (KAKR)

Lat: 41.1676° N Lon: 81.1962° W Elev: 1066 ft.

Light Snow

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1030.7 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:54 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Portage County

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Additional snow accumulation up to 1 inch possible. Colder with highs around 10 above. Northwest winds around 15 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as 13 below.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the evening. Little or no snow accumulation. Cold with lows around 2 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph...diminishing to around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as 11 below.
Sunday
Partly sunny. Highs around 18. Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Cloudy. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Not as cold with lows around 15. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Little or no snow accumulation. Not as cool with highs in the lower 30s. South winds around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 30s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Colder with lows around 10 above.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Not as cold with lows in the mid 20s.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Not as cool with highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.



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1224 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016
 
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