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

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.11°NLon: -72.53°WElev: 246ft.

Fair

3°F

-16°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NW 16 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint -16°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-16°F (-27°C)
Last update 13 Feb 4:58 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Springfield MASimilar City Names

Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and cold, with a steady temperature around 5. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 3am, then freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then rain after 4am.  Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 3am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and cold, with a steady temperature around 5. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow before 3am, then freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then rain after 4am. Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 3am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield MASimilar City Names
 42.11°N 72.53°W (Elev. 197 ft)
3:53 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
5pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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