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

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.27°NLon: -72.41°WElev: 246ft.

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:58 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Belchertown MA

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

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 13 by 10am, then falling to around 3 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 2am, then freezing rain.  Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 13 by 10am, then falling to around 3 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow before 2am, then freezing rain. Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Belchertown MA
 42.27°N 72.41°W (Elev. 495 ft)
6:29 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
9pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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