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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Current conditions at

Griffiss Air Force Base / Rome (KRME)

Lat: 43.1°NLon: -75.25°WElev: 505ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 29.60 in (1002.7 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Utica NY

Lake Effect Snow Warning until February 12, 04:00am
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Lake Effect Snow Warning
  •  
    Lake Effect Snow Warning until February 12, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Fri

    Lake Effect Snow Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 15. West wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers.  High near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 17 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 1 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 15. West wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Thursday
Snow showers. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Utica NY
 43.1°N 75.25°W (Elev. 453 ft)
1:04 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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