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

Bar Harbor, Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (KBHB)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: -68.21°WElev: 82ft.

Overcast

-2°C

28°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.57 in
Dewpoint -2°C (28°F)
Visibility 11 km
Last update 10 Feb 7:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Bar Harbor ME

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly between 1am and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: -2 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Blustery

    Low: -13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. West wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -11 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 23 km/h increasing to 27 to 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: -6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Blustery, with a north wind 29 to 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    Low: -16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -12. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: -12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly between 1am and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. West wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Snow. High near -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 23 km/h increasing to 27 to 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Blustery, with a north wind 29 to 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -12. Blustery.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -16.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Bar Harbor ME
 44.39°N 68.21°W (Elev. 20 m)
7:04 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
7pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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