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

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.59°NLon: -71.44°WElev: 131ft.

Light Snow

34°F

1°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.53 in (1001.7 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Westford MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 7am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 15.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly between 7am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 15.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Westford MA
 42.59°N 71.44°W (Elev. 312 ft)
1:25 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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