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

Frenchville, Northern Aroostook Regional Airport (KFVE)

Lat: 47.25°NLon: -68.58°WElev: 988ft.

Overcast

1°F

-17°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint -10°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-16°F (-27°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Kent ME

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -11. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Cold

    High: 6 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -20. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: -10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers between 2pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -16. East wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -2. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cold

    High: -2 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 13. West wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -11. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -20. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -16. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -2. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 13. West wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Kent ME
 47.25°N 68.58°W (Elev. 600 ft)
8:42 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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