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

Bridgeport, Sikorsky Memorial Airport (KBDR)

Lat: 41.19°NLon: -73.21°WElev: 3ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Bridgeport CT

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

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature rising to near 17 by 8am, then falling to around 12 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature rising to near 17 by 8am, then falling to around 12 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A chance of snow before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Bridgeport CT
 41.19°N 73.21°W (Elev. 95 ft)
12:03 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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