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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Willimantic, Windham Airport (KIJD)

Lat: 41.81°NLon: -72.27°WElev: 246ft.

Fair

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.6 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 12:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Storrs Mansfield CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Storrs Mansfield CT
 41.81°N 72.27°W (Elev. 574 ft)
12:34 am EST Feb 11, 2016
1am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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