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 and Breezy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed W 24 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Howard Beach NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind around 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy
    then Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Windy.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 18. Windy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
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A chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Howard Beach NY
 40.64°N 73.91°W (Elev. 16 ft)
4:05 am EST Feb 11, 2016
5am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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