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

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.45°NLon: -74.01°WElev: 10ft.

A Few Clouds

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1025.5 mb)
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Highlands NJ

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -2. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -2. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Highlands NJ
 40.45°N 74.01°W (Elev. 0 ft)
6:36 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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