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

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.56°NLon: -71.59°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed W 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint -11°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-1°F (-18°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

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Wind Chill Warning February 13, 04:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 1am, then freezing rain.  Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow before 1am, then freezing rain. Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
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 42.56°N 71.59°W (Elev. 249 ft)
12:00 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
2pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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