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

Augusta, Augusta State Airport (KAUG)

Lat: 44.34°NLon: -69.73°WElev: 351ft.

Fair

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint -10°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-6°F (-21°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Augusta ME

Wind Chill Warning February 14, 12:00am until February 14, 10:00am
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -4. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely before 9am, then snow likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow before 8am, then rain and snow.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -4. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Snow showers likely before 9am, then snow likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow before 8am, then rain and snow. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 8pm. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Augusta ME
 44.34°N 69.73°W (Elev. 151 ft)
8:01 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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