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

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.62°NLon: -73.74°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Far Rockaway NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 14 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 25. West wind 13 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19.

    Cold

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 14 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 25. West wind 13 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Blustery.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Far Rockaway NY
 40.62°N 73.74°W (Elev. 26 ft)
9:27 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
1am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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