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

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.134° N Lon: 81.1302° W Elev: 2858 ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:52 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Bland County

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Additional snow accumulation around an inch. Near steady temperature in the upper 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Tonight
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Total snow accumulation around an inch possible. Blustery and cold with lows around 8 above. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Wind chill values as low as 11 below after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Blustery and much colder with highs around 14. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill values as low as 15 below.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 4 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph...decreasing to 25 mph after midnight. Wind chill values as low as 9 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. Snow likely...mainly after midnight. Moderate snow accumulation possible. Not as cold. Near steady temperature around 20. Chance of snow 60 percent. Wind chill values as low as 5 above.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow likely. Little or no additional 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
Snow in the morning. Rain likely. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers in the morning. Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.



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