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

Somerville, Somerset Airport (KSMQ)

Lat: 40.67°NLon: -74.58°WElev: 105ft.

Fair

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.1 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Basking Ridge NJ

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely between 10am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely between 10am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Basking Ridge NJ
 40.67°N 74.58°W (Elev. 289 ft)
6:36 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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