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

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.8°NLon: -73.93°WElev: 285ft.

Partly Cloudy

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Schenectady NY

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 1 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -31. West wind around 11 mph.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow before 10am, then rain.  High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm. Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 1 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -31. West wind around 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow before 10am, then rain. High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Schenectady NY
 42.8°N 73.93°W (Elev. 315 ft)
6:32 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
7pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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