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

New Bedford, New Bedford Regional Airport (KEWB)

Lat: 41.66°NLon: -70.94°WElev: 79ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 3:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

New Bedford MA

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

    Overnight: A slight chance of snow showers before 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers between 7am and 3pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then rain likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 53. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of snow showers before 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers between 7am and 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 16 to 21 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 -5. Wind chill values as low as -24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then rain likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
New Bedford MA
 41.66°N 70.94°W (Elev. 85 ft)
12:36 am EST Feb 13, 2016
4am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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