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

Beckley, Raleigh County Memorial Airport (KBKW)

Lat: 37.7714° N Lon: 81.2486° W Elev: 2503 ft.

Light Snow

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:51 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Raleigh County

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Cold. Near steady temperature in the mid 20s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Tonight
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around an inch. Windy and cold with lows around 6 above. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill readings as low as 14 below after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers in the morning...then partly sunny with isolated snow showers in the afternoon. Blustery and much colder with highs around 11. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent. Wind chill readings as low as 17 below.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with isolated snow showers in the evening...then mostly cloudy after midnight. Cold with lows around 1 above. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill readings as low as 12 below.
Sunday
Mostly sunny in the morning...then mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Not as cold with highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill readings as low as 11 below in the morning.
Sunday Night
Cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening...then snow likely after midnight. Light snow accumulation possible. Not as cold. Near steady temperature around 20. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow likely in the morning...then snow and rain likely in the afternoon. New several inches of snow accumulation possible. Not as cool with highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Not as cold with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Tuesday
Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning...then chance of rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cold with lows in the upper 20s.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning... Then chance of rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and rain showers in the evening. Cold with lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.



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