Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.5°NLon: -72.49°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

-9°F

-23°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.46 in (1031.2 mb)
Dewpoint -24°F (-31°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-26°F (-32°C)
Last update 14 Feb 6:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Moodus CT

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

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and cold, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Cold

    High: 11 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow and freezing rain likely before midnight, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain between midnight and 3am, then rain after 3am.  Temperature rising to around 40 by 5am. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 52. Southeast wind 7 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and cold, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Light and variable wind.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow and freezing rain likely before midnight, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain between midnight and 3am, then rain after 3am. Temperature rising to around 40 by 5am. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 52. Southeast wind 7 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Moodus CT
 41.5°N 72.49°W (Elev. 161 ft)
6:32 am EST Feb 14, 2016
7am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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