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

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 37.99°NLon: -84.18°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

-4°C

25°F

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1022.1 mb (30.15 in)
Dewpoint -10°C (14°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 12 Feb 8:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Winchester KY

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow or flurries before 3pm, then a chance of flurries between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near -1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -19. Northwest wind 14 to 16 km/h.

    Cold

    High: -7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy and cold, with a high near -4. Southeast wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: -4 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -4 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely before 4pm, then rain likely between 4pm and 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 2. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    High: 2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow before midnight, then snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet between midnight and 2am, then snow likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: -1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow or flurries before 3pm, then a chance of flurries between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near -1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -19. Northwest wind 14 to 16 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy and cold, with a high near -4. Southeast wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely before 4pm, then rain likely between 4pm and 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 2. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain and sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow before midnight, then snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet between midnight and 2am, then snow likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
Winchester KY
 37.99°N 84.18°W (Elev. 307 m)
8:30 am EST Feb 12, 2016
9am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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