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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New York, La Guardia Airport (KLGA)

Lat: 40.68°NLon: -73.9°WElev: 20ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed W 23 G 33 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Ridgewood NY

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow showers between 11am and 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Windy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers between 11am and 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Windy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 18. Blustery.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Ridgewood NY
 40.68°N 73.9°W (Elev. 98 ft)
9:50 am EST Feb 11, 2016
10am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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