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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Newark, Newark International Airport (KEWR)

Lat: 40.5°NLon: -74.23°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.63 in (1003.4 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Perth Amboy NJ

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries and
    Breezy then
    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of light snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of light snow before noon.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Light Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 19.

    Cold

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of flurries after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of light snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of light snow before noon. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Perth Amboy NJ
 40.5°N 74.23°W (Elev. 0 ft)
12:45 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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