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

Massena, Massena International-Richards Field (KMSS)

Lat: 44.59°NLon: -75.18°WElev: 217ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.63 in (1004.1 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 10 Feb 4:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Canton NY

Lake Effect Snow Watch February 12, 07:00am until February 13, 01:00am
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Lake Effect Snow Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Light snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Light Snow
    Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Light snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Light Snow
    Likely

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then light snow likely between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 3 by 11am. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind 11 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Light Snow
    Likely

    High: 11 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. The snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -5. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Cold

    High: -5 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4. West wind around 8 mph.

    Cold

    High: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Light snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Light snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then light snow likely between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of snow showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 3 by 11am. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -5. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4. West wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind around 6 mph.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 25. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Canton NY
 44.59°N 75.18°W (Elev. 400 ft)
3:11 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
5pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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