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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Airport (KPOU)

Lat: 41.7°NLon: -73.93°WElev: 164ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Poughkeepsie NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 13 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 14.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West wind 6 to 14 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Poughkeepsie NY
 41.7°N 73.93°W (Elev. 121 ft)
9:03 am EST Feb 11, 2016
12pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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