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

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.38°NLon: -71.24°WElev: 131ft.

Overcast

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.80 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 4:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Waltham MA

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

    Today: A slight chance of snow showers between 7am and 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a light west wind becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    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, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -13. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 1am, then freezing rain.  Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow showers between 7am and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a light west wind becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -13. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 1am, then freezing rain. Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Waltham MA
 42.38°N 71.24°W (Elev. 98 ft)
4:23 am EST Feb 13, 2016
5am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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