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

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.33°NLon: -71.35°WElev: 131ft.

Overcast

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Cochituate 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.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 1am, then freezing rain likely between 1am and 5am, then rain or freezing rain likely after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 1am, then freezing rain likely between 1am and 5am, then rain or freezing rain likely after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Cochituate MA
 42.33°N 71.35°W (Elev. 197 ft)
6:29 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
9pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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