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

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.11°NLon: -72.56°WElev: 246ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.55 in (1001.6 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 10 Feb 11:58 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Springfield MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers before 4pm, then isolated snow showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °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, with a high near 16.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers before 4pm, then isolated snow showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Isolated snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Springfield MA
 42.11°N 72.56°W (Elev. 197 ft)
9:27 am EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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