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

Bar Harbor, Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (KBHB)

Lat: 44.58°NLon: -68.5°WElev: 82ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.56 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Feb 4:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Ellsworth ME

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 3 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 19. Blustery, with a light north wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Snow. High near 19. Blustery, with a light north wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Ellsworth ME
 44.58°N 68.5°W (Elev. 312 ft)
3:52 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
5pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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