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

Bangor, Bangor International Airport (KBGR)

Lat: 44.89°NLon: -68.69°WElev: 190ft.

Fair

6°F

-14°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint -7°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-11°F (-24°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Orono ME

Winter Storm Watch February 13, 01:00am until February 14, 01:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind around 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow after 11am. High near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 5am.  Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Northwest wind around 14 mph.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. West wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind 8 to 11 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind around 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. High near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 5am. Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Northwest wind around 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Orono ME
 44.89°N 68.69°W (Elev. 174 ft)
12:04 am EST Feb 12, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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