Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

New York City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.73°NLon: -73.95°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.49 in (1031.8 mb)
Dewpoint -16°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 3:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Long Island City NY

Winter Weather Advisory February 15, 01:00pm until February 16, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, mainly after 2pm.  High near 34. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 9pm, then snow and freezing rain between 9pm and 10pm, then rain after 10pm.  Temperature rising to around 41 by 2am. East wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 55. Breezy, with a southeast wind 11 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, mainly after 2pm. High near 34. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow before 9pm, then snow and freezing rain between 9pm and 10pm, then rain after 10pm. Temperature rising to around 41 by 2am. East wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 55. Breezy, with a southeast wind 11 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Long Island City NY
 40.73°N 73.95°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:35 pm EST Feb 14, 2016
4pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 21, 2016
 
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