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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.2065° N Lon: 81.1638° W Elev: 1299 ft.

Partly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed NW 5 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:15 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Wilkes County

Tonight
Partly cloudy this evening...then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow after midnight. Cold with lows in the lower 20s. Light and variable winds. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Friday
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch possible. Highs in the mid 30s. Light and variable winds...becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers in the evening...then mostly clear after midnight. Cold with lows around 18. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill values as low as 4 above.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill values as low as 1 above.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 10 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Not as cold with lows around 20. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow showers likely. Highs in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Near steady temperature around 30. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Snow likely in the morning. A chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday Through Thursday
Partly cloudy. Highs around 50. Lows around 30.



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