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

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.17°NLon: -77.63°WElev: 558ft.

Light Snow

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 13 Feb 12:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester NYSimilar City Names

Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 13, 07:00am
Wind Chill Warning February 13, 05:00am until February 14, 10:00am
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 13, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Lake Effect Snow Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 0. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 0 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Occasional snow before 11pm, then snow showers likely after 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 5pm, then rain and snow likely after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 5am. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. High near 0. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Occasional snow before 11pm, then snow showers likely after 11pm. Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 5pm, then rain and snow likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester NYSimilar City Names
 43.17°N 77.63°W (Elev. 472 ft)
12:38 am EST Feb 13, 2016
1am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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