Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

1°C

34°F

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Vrbl 11 km/h
Barometer 1038.9 mb (30.66 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (13°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-2°C (28°F)
Last update 17 Jan 8:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 05:00am until January 18, 07:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 6. North wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around -3. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 11am and noon, then rain after noon.  High near 4. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -7 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 2.

    Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -8.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 2.

    Sunny

    High: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 6. North wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around -3. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 11am and noon, then rain after noon. High near 4. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -7.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 2.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -8.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 2.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -8.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 6.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 213 m)
6:31 am EST Jan 17, 2020
9am EST Jan 17, 2020-6pm EST Jan 23, 2020
 
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