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

New Bedford, New Bedford Regional Airport (KEWB)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: -70.92°WElev: 79ft.

Fair

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fairhaven MA

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

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then snow likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 3am, then freezing rain likely between 3am and 4am, then rain likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then snow likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 5.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 3am, then freezing rain likely between 3am and 4am, then rain likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Fairhaven MA
 41.63°N 70.92°W (Elev. 3 ft)
9:24 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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