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

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.66°NLon: -73.81°WElev: 285ft.

A Few Clouds

4°F

-16°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 6:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Albany NY

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers after 10am.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -34. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 4am, then sleet likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Snow/Sleet
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 7am, then freezing rain between 7am and 10am, then rain after 10am.  High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers after 10am. Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -34. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 4am, then sleet likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 7am, then freezing rain between 7am and 10am, then rain after 10am. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 1am, then snow likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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 30.
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Point Forecast:
Albany NY
 42.66°N 73.81°W (Elev. 197 ft)
6:10 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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