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

Mount Airy, Mount Airy/Surry County Airport (KMWK)

Lat: 36.1605° N Lon: 80.6653° W Elev: 1247 ft.




Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 12:35 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Yadkin County

Mostly clear late this evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the mid 20s. Light and variable winds.
Cloudy. Scattered flurries in the morning...then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then clearing. Cold with lows around 20. Light and variable winds...becoming northwest around 10 mph after midnight.
Sunny. Highs around 30. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Wind chill values as low as 10 above.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 11. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Cold with lows around 20. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow showers likely. Highs in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Snow likely in the morning. A chance of rain. Not as cool with highs in the mid 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 50 percent.
Wednesday Through Thursday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows around 30.

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