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: 40.64°NLon: -73.91°WElev: 10ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 17 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.5 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 10 Feb 11:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Howard Beach NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries and
    Breezy then
    Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy
    then Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of light snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of light snow before 7am.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Blustery.
    Chance Light
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 18.

    Cold

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
A chance of flurries after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of light snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of light snow before 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW Howard Beach NY
 40.64°N 73.91°W (Elev. 16 ft)
12:45 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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