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 City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: -73.97°WElev: 154ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 6 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S New York NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 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 5 and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Clear

    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: Scattered snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 24. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 19.

    Cold

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 24 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 24. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. 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 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S New York NY
 40.64°N 73.97°W (Elev. 49 ft)
9:27 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
1am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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