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

Caldwell, Essex County Airport (KCDW)

Lat: 41.09°NLon: -74.17°WElev: 171ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Mahwah NJ

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 04:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers.  Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Cold

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow and freezing rain likely before midnight, then freezing rain likely between midnight and 3am, then rain likely after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Snow and freezing rain likely before midnight, then freezing rain likely between midnight and 3am, then rain likely after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Mahwah NJ
 41.09°N 74.17°W (Elev. 299 ft)
12:03 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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