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

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.45°NLon: -71.05°WElev: 20ft.

A Few Clouds

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 14 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-9°F (-23°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Melrose MA

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

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -7. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -26. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 4am, then freezing rain.  Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -7. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -26. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 4am, then freezing rain. Low around 24. 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 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Melrose MA
 42.45°N 71.05°W (Elev. 105 ft)
4:17 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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