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

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.89°NLon: -78.87°WElev: 709ft.

Light Snow

3°F

-16°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1030.6 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill-12°F (-24°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Buffalo NY

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

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -15. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -15. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Buffalo NY
 42.89°N 78.87°W (Elev. 604 ft)
8:27 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
8pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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