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 City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: -73.97°WElev: 154ft.

Overcast

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed W 10 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S New York NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 9 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 16 by 9am. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 16.

    Cold

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then rain likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 9 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 16 by 9am. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then rain likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S New York NY
 40.64°N 73.97°W (Elev. 49 ft)
3:56 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
4pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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