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, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.69°NLon: -73.78°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 04:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. West wind 7 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers between noon and 3pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Mostly
    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 8pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. West wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers between noon and 3pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 8pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.78°W (Elev. 23 ft)
3:17 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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