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

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.89°NLon: -78.66°WElev: 709ft.

Light Snow and Breezy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed W 21 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1004.6 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 10 Feb 11:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lancaster NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind around 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 13 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 16 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 16 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 8 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely before 10am, then snow between 10am and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm.  High near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 2. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 2 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Areas of blowing snow before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 16 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Snow showers likely before 10am, then snow between 10am and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm. High near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 2. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Lancaster NY
 42.89°N 78.66°W (Elev. 689 ft)
9:38 am EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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