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

Groton / New London, Groton / New London Airport (KGON)

Lat: 41.32°NLon: -72.09°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 13 Feb 6:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Groton CTSimilar City Names

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of snow showers after 9am.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 12. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 35. South wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow before 9pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 41 by 4am. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow showers after 9am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 12. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 35. South wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow before 9pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 41 by 4am. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Groton CTSimilar City Names
 41.32°N 72.09°W (Elev. 3 ft)
7:16 am EST Feb 13, 2016
8am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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