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

Frederick Municipal Airport (KFDK)

Lat: 39.62°NLon: -77.42°WElev: 269ft.

Mostly Cloudy

-6°C

21°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed W 22 G 35 km/h
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint -15°C (5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-13°C (8°F)
Last update 11 Feb 5:48 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Thurmont MD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -11. West wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -11 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered snow showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Southwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: -3 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 24 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: -9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: -8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near -7.

    Sunny

    High: -7 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Snow Likely

    Low: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -11. West wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.
Friday
Scattered snow showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Southwest wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 24 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near -7.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 5.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
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Point Forecast:
Thurmont MD
 39.62°N 77.42°W (Elev. 183 m)
3:59 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
6pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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