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

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: -71.07°WElev: 20ft.

Fair

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 20 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint -5°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-6°F (-21°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Boston MA

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow before 1am, then a chance of freezing rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Blustery.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A chance of snow before 1am, then a chance of freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Boston MA
 42.36°N 71.07°W (Elev. 13 ft)
10:17 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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