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: 37.4055° N Lon: 81.1114° W Elev: 2858 ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:52 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Mercer County

Tonight
Snow showers. Total snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Cold with lows around 9 above. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent. Wind chill values as low as 7 below after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning...then partly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Much colder with highs around 13. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent. Wind chill values as low as 12 below.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 3 above. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Wind chill values as low as 5 below in the evening.
Sunday
Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Not as cool with highs in the lower 20s. Light and variable winds.
Sunday Night
Cloudy. Snow likely...mainly after midnight. Light snow accumulation possible. Not as cold. Near steady temperature around 20. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent. Wind chill values as low as 9 above.
Washingtons Birthday
Snow. Rain in the afternoon. Additional moderate snow accumulation. Not as cool with highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Wind chill values as low as 10 above in the morning.
Monday Night
Snow. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
Tuesday
Snow in the morning. Rain likely. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the evening...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A chance of snow showers. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.
Thursday Night And Friday
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 40s.



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