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

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.12°NLon: -77.58°WElev: 558ft.

Light Snow

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 18 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1005.2 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 10 Feb 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Brighton NY

Lake Effect Snow Warning until February 11, 04:00pm
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Lake Effect Snow Warning
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    Lake Effect Snow Warning until February 11, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Thu

    Lake Effect Snow Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind around 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around 12. West wind 13 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers.  High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 16 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow showers between 11pm and 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 8 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 8 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 2. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 2. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 2 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: -3 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Low around 12. West wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Snow showers. High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers between 11pm and 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 8 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 8 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around 2. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 2. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Brighton NY
 43.12°N 77.58°W (Elev. 499 ft)
3:39 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
4pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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