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

Willimantic, Windham Airport (KIJD)

Lat: 41.81°NLon: -72.24°WElev: 246ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 8:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Storrs CTSimilar City Names

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 04:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then freezing rain.  Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then freezing rain. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Storrs CTSimilar City Names
 41.81°N 72.24°W (Elev. 597 ft)
6:29 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
9pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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