Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Groton / New London, Groton / New London Airport (KGON)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: -72.14°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

1°F

-17°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint -12°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-18°F (-28°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Waterford CT

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

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 13. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Cold

    High: 13 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 35. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 8pm, then rain.  Temperature rising to around 46 by 2am. South wind 11 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 53. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 13. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 35. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 8pm, then rain. Temperature rising to around 46 by 2am. South wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 53. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Waterford CT
 41.35°N 72.14°W (Elev. 52 ft)
9:57 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
10pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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