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: 40.69°NLon: -73.96°WElev: 154ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1002.9 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE New York NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. West wind 13 to 18 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 31 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy
    then Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of light snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of light snow, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Light
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 17.

    Cold

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of flurries after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. West wind 13 to 18 mph.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 10 to 14 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of light snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of light snow, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
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A chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE New York NY
 40.69°N 73.96°W (Elev. 66 ft)
12:45 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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