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

Watertown, Watertown International Airport (KART)

Lat: 44.05°NLon: -75.93°WElev: 325ft.

Fair

3°F

-16°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint -7°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-8°F (-22°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Glen Park NY

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 04:00am until February 14, 11:00am
Lake Effect Snow Warning February 12, 04:00am until February 13, 01:00am
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Wind Chill Watch
Lake Effect Snow Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered flurries between 2am and 3am, then scattered snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 4 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: -3 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 22. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow before 11pm, then scattered snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then scattered flurries after 2am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: -11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers after 9am.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: -7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -24. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4.

    Cold

    High: 4 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered flurries between 2am and 3am, then scattered snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 4 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 22. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 10 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow before 11pm, then scattered snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then scattered flurries after 2am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers after 9am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -24. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Glen Park NY
 44.05°N 75.93°W (Elev. 397 ft)
12:39 am EST Feb 12, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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