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

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.89°NLon: -78.87°WElev: 709ft.

Light Snow Blowing Snow

-3°F

-19°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 16 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1028.0 mb)
Dewpoint -12°F (-24°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill-24°F (-31°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo NY

Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Areas of blowing snow before 11am. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 1 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -20. North wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Areas of blowing snow before 11am. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -20. North wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo NY
 42.89°N 78.87°W (Elev. 604 ft)
9:39 am EST Feb 13, 2016
10am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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