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

Fort Knox (KFTK)

Lat: 37.57°NLon: -85.75°WElev: 755ft.

Mostly Cloudy

-3°C

26°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 7 km/h
Barometer 1022.1 mb (30.15 in)
Dewpoint -10°C (14°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-7°C (20°F)
Last update 12 Feb 6:58 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Hodgenville KY

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. Light and variable wind becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the morning.

    Chance Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Northwest wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: -11 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Cold

    High: -6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -2. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    High: -2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 3 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 11pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 1. Light and variable wind becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the morning.
Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Northwest wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -2. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 11pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
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Point Forecast:
Hodgenville KY
 37.57°N 85.75°W (Elev. 223 m)
6:30 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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