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

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2313° N Lon: 81.6969° W Elev: 3146 ft.

Light Snow

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:55 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Additional snow accumulation around an inch. Near steady temperature in the upper 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Tonight
Snow showers likely...mainly in the evening. Total snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Windy and colder with lows 5 to 11 above. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 14 below after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers...mainly in the morning. Additional snow accumulation up to 1 inch possible. Windy and much colder with highs 11 to 19. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent. Wind chill values as low as 19 below.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 5 above. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the evening. Wind chill values as low as 11 below.
Sunday
Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming cloudy. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 10 mph...becoming south in the afternoon. Wind chill values as low as 9 below in the morning.
Sunday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Not as cold. Near steady temperature around 20. Wind chill values as low as 5 above.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow likely. Little or no snow accumulation. Not as cool with highs in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 5 above in the morning.
Monday Night
Snow. Not as cool. Near steady temperature around 30. Chance of snow 90 percent.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Snow. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Tuesday Night And Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.



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