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

Elmira, Elmira / Corning Regional Airport (KELM)

Lat: 42.37°NLon: -76.88°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Watkins Glen NY

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 04:00am until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely with scattered flurries before midnight, then snow showers, mainly between midnight and 3am.  Areas of blowing snow between 11pm and 3am. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -11. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Areas of blowing snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 3. Wind chill values as low as -22. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 3 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered flurries before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind around 9 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely with scattered flurries before midnight, then snow showers, mainly between midnight and 3am. Areas of blowing snow between 11pm and 3am. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -11. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am. Areas of blowing snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 3. Wind chill values as low as -22. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday
Scattered flurries before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind around 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
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Point Forecast:
Watkins Glen NY
 42.37°N 76.88°W (Elev. 902 ft)
1:51 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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