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

Westfield, Barnes Municipal Airport (KBAF)

Lat: 42.17°NLon: -73.02°WElev: 269ft.

Fair

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-10°F (-23°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

East Otis MA

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -13. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 3am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers before 7am, then isolated snow showers after 10am.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 5.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -13. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers, mainly between 3am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers before 7am, then isolated snow showers after 10am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 5.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 10am, then sleet likely between 10am and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
East Otis MA
 42.17°N 73.02°W (Elev. 1496 ft)
12:23 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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