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

Plattsburgh International Airport (KPBG)

Lat: 44.71°NLon: -73.3°WElev: 236ft.

Partly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.68 in (1005.4 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Isle VT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 17 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 4 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. West wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Cold

    High: 3 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. West wind 11 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 10 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Isle VT
 44.71°N 73.3°W (Elev. 125 ft)
3:28 am EST Feb 11, 2016
5am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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