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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

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

Overcast

-2°C

28°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NE 6 km/h
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 11 Feb 11:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Wilkesboro NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow, mainly before 3pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 3 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 11 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near -1. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -12. North wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near -2.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -7 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Snow Likely

    Low: -2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Increasing clouds, with a low around -4. Calm wind.
Friday
A chance of snow, mainly before 3pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near -1. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -12. North wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkesboro NC
 36.14°N 81.17°W (Elev. 335 m)
11:30 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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