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

Newport, Newport State Airport (KUUU)

Lat: 41.55°NLon: -71.29°WElev: 171ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 8:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Middletown RI

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

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then snow likely between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 11pm, then rain likely after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 51. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then snow likely between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 11pm, then rain likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Middletown RI
 41.55°N 71.29°W (Elev. 98 ft)
6:29 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
9pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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