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: 40.72°NLon: -73.69°WElev: 10ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed W 21 G 33 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Franklin Square NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of snow showers before 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 28 °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.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    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 before midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Windy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of snow showers before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph. 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 26. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Windy.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Blustery.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow 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 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin Square NY
 40.72°N 73.69°W (Elev. 79 ft)
9:51 am EST Feb 11, 2016
12pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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