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

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.37°NLon: -73.89°WElev: 1663ft.

Partly Cloudy

-12°F

-24°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint -16°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-26°F (-32°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Wilmington NY

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 03:00am until February 14, 07:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -18. Wind chill values as low as -52. Windy, with a west wind 34 to 36 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: -18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon.  Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -45. Windy, with a west wind 27 to 37 mph becoming southwest 16 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 7 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -32. Windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 36 mph becoming west 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: -16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -16. Wind chill values as low as -55. Windy, with a northwest wind 31 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Cold and
    Windy

    High: -16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -27. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 36 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: -27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 32 mph.

    Cold and
    Windy

    High: -5 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. West wind 9 to 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a south wind 22 to 27 mph increasing to 31 to 36 mph after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -18. Wind chill values as low as -52. Windy, with a west wind 34 to 36 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -45. Windy, with a west wind 27 to 37 mph becoming southwest 16 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -32. Windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 36 mph becoming west 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -16. Wind chill values as low as -55. Windy, with a northwest wind 31 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -27. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 36 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 32 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. West wind 9 to 18 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a south wind 22 to 27 mph increasing to 31 to 36 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Windy, with a south wind 27 to 37 mph decreasing to 14 to 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest 28 to 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Very windy, with a west wind 45 to 50 mph decreasing to 34 to 39 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 34 mph decreasing to 14 to 24 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Wilmington NY
 44.37°N 73.89°W (Elev. 3885 ft)
12:21 am EST Feb 12, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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