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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Augusta, Augusta State Airport (KAUG)

Lat: 44.34°NLon: -69.73°WElev: 351ft.

Overcast

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.8 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 2:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Augusta ME

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5.
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Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Augusta ME
 44.34°N 69.73°W (Elev. 151 ft)
3:36 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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