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

Parkersburg, Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport (KPKB)

Lat: 39.4553° N Lon: 81.4953° W Elev: 860 ft.




Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1035.0 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:53 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Washington County

Partly cloudy this evening...then clearing. Cold with lows around 1 above. West winds up to 10 mph.
Sunny in the morning...then mostly cloudy with slight chance of very light snow in the afternoon. Cold with highs in the lower 20s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph shifting to the east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Sunday Night
Chance of snow in the evening...then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. Not as cold with lows in the lower 20s. Temperature rising into the mid 20s after midnight. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow likely in the morning...then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. New light snow accumulation possible. Not as cool with highs in the mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Monday Night
Rain and light sleet likely in the evening...then light sleet...rain and snow likely after midnight. New light snow accumulation possible. Not as cold. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Cloudy. Chance of light sleet and snow in the morning. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Tuesday Night
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cold with lows in the upper 20s.
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Colder with lows 15 to 20.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.
Thursday Night And Friday
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
Friday Night And Saturday
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

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