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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Islip, Long Island Mac Arthur Airport (KISP)

Lat: 40.73°NLon: -73.22°WElev: 98ft.

Light Snow

36°F

2°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 29.58 in (1001.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 10 Feb 11:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Islip NYSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of light snow, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of light snow before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Blustery.
    Chance Light
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 16.

    Cold

    High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
A chance of flurries after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 11 to 14 mph.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 14 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of light snow, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of light snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Islip NYSimilar City Names
 40.73°N 73.22°W (Elev. 7 ft)
10:14 am EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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