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: 40.6°NLon: -73.77°WElev: 10ft.

A Few Clouds and Breezy

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NW 25 G 32 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Far Rockaway NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 16 by 10am. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 17.

    Cold

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 10pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 16 by 10am. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 10pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Far Rockaway NY
 40.6°N 73.77°W (Elev. 23 ft)
10:53 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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