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

Atlanta, Fulton County Airport-Brown Field (KFTY)

Lat: 33.76°NLon: -84.43°WElev: 840ft.

Fair

0°C

32°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1022.1 mb (30.18 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Atlanta GA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 4 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -6. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    Low: -1 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow and freezing rain likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 4 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Calm wind.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow and freezing rain likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Atlanta GA
 33.76°N 84.43°W (Elev. 287 m)
1:45 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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