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

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.6828° N Lon: 79.8736° W Elev: 942 ft.




Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 11:35 pm EST
Detailed forecast for


Partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 19. West winds around 10 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill values as low as 6 above.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 11. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
Mostly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. Light and variable winds.
Sunday Night
Cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Light snow accumulation possible. Not as cool with lows in the lower 20s. Light and variable winds. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow. Additional moderate snow accumulation. Highs in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 80 percent.
Monday Night
Snow. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 90 percent.
Snow in the morning. Rain likely. Not as cool with highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. Lows around 30. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Through Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

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