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

Farmville (KFVX)

Lat: 37.3722° N Lon: 78.8121° W Elev: 410 ft.




Humidity 29%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 8:15 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Appomattox County

Partly cloudy this evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Cold with lows around 16. Temperature rising into the mid 20s. Light and variable winds.
Cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Light and variable winds. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then clearing. Cold with lows around 18. Southwest winds around 10 mph... Becoming west after midnight. Wind chill values as low as 10 above.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 7 above.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 11. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
Mostly 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. Not as cool. Near steady temperature around 30. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Snow likely in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Not as cool with highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 30. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday Through Thursday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Lows in the lower 30s.

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