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

Eastern WV Regional Airport/Shepherd Field (KMRB)

Lat: 39.45°NLon: -77.76°WElev: 538ft.

Overcast and Breezy

-8°C

18°F

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed NW 35 G 52 km/h
Barometer 1026.1 mb (30.27 in)
Dewpoint -21°C (-5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-17°C (1°F)
Last update 13 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Sharpsburg MD

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 06:00pm until February 14, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: -7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming northeast 8 to 13 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around -9. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    Low: -9 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 4pm, then snow and sleet.  High near -2. South wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: -2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain and sleet, becoming all freezing rain after midnight.  Low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Freezing
    Rain

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming northeast 8 to 13 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Sunday Night
Snow likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around -9. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 4pm, then snow and sleet. High near -2. South wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Freezing rain and sleet, becoming all freezing rain after midnight. Low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Sharpsburg MD
 39.45°N 77.76°W (Elev. 145 m)
12:34 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
2pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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