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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Plattsburgh International Airport (KPBG)

Lat: 44.69°NLon: -73.46°WElev: 236ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.9 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 2:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Plattsburgh NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10am and 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly between midnight and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 4 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. West wind around 11 mph.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10am and 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. South wind 3 to 8 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. West wind around 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 7 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Plattsburgh NY
 44.69°N 73.46°W (Elev. 121 ft)
12:03 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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