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

Groton / New London, Groton / New London Airport (KGON)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: -72.11°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

1°F

-17°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.45 in (1031.1 mb)
Dewpoint -5°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-19°F (-28°C)
Last update 14 Feb 10:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

New London 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 13. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Cold

    High: 13 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 34. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 9pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 9pm and midnight, then rain after midnight.  Temperature rising to around 46 by 5am. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 54. Breezy, with a southeast wind 11 to 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and cold, with a high near 13. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 34. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 9pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 9pm and midnight, then rain after midnight. Temperature rising to around 46 by 5am. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 54. Breezy, with a southeast wind 11 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
New London CT
 41.35°N 72.11°W (Elev. 98 ft)
9:39 am EST Feb 14, 2016
11am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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