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: 43.98°NLon: -75.91°WElev: 325ft.

Overcast with Haze

5°F

-15°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 16 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill-14°F (-26°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Watertown NY

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

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind around 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 10 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers before 1am, then scattered snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 0 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow.  High near 24. Light south wind becoming southwest 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow before 11pm, then scattered snow showers, mainly between 11pm and 3am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -20. South wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: -8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -4. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Cold

    High: -4 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -18 °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 -6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers before 1am, then scattered snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Snow. High near 24. Light south wind becoming southwest 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow before 11pm, then scattered snow showers, mainly between 11pm and 3am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -20. South wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -4. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Watertown NY
 43.98°N 75.91°W (Elev. 449 ft)
1:10 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
2pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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