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: 40.63°NLon: -73.88°WElev: 10ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed W 25 G 37 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint -14°F (-26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Howard Beach NY

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny and cold, with a steady temperature around 17. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind around 28 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Cold and
    Windy

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Cold

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 11 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, mainly after noon.  High near 38. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 7pm.  Temperature rising to around 45 by 4am. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny and cold, with a steady temperature around 17. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind around 28 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 38. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 7pm. Temperature rising to around 45 by 4am. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Howard Beach NY
 40.63°N 73.88°W (Elev. 23 ft)
3:29 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
4pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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