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, La Guardia Airport (KLGA)

Lat: 40.72°NLon: -73.84°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed W 22 G 35 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Forest Hills 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 26 to 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow between midnight and 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 2 °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 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 26 to 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. 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 around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow between midnight and 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Blustery, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 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 21. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. 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 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. 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 33. 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:
Forest Hills NY
 40.72°N 73.84°W (Elev. 102 ft)
12:58 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
2pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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