Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.14°NLon: -81.17°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

-8°C

18°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed E 6 km/h
Barometer 30.44 in
Dewpoint -15°C (5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 14 Feb 3:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Wilkesboro NC

Winter Storm Warning February 14, 04:00pm until February 16, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near -2. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: -2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 1am.  Low around -5. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: -5 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 11am, then snow and sleet between 11am and 4pm, then sleet after 4pm.  High near -1. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.

    Snow/Sleet

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain before 10pm, then rain or freezing rain between 10pm and midnight, then rain after midnight.  Low around -1. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain

    Low: -1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly before 11am.  High near 9. West wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 9 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 10 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 11.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near -2. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 1am. Low around -5. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 11am, then snow and sleet between 11am and 4pm, then sleet after 4pm. High near -1. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.
Monday Night
Freezing rain before 10pm, then rain or freezing rain between 10pm and midnight, then rain after midnight. Low around -1. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly before 11am. High near 9. West wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 11.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkesboro NC
 36.14°N 81.17°W (Elev. 335 m)
4:00 am EST Feb 14, 2016
5am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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