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 City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.73°NLon: -73.95°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Long Island City NY

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. West wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Cold

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 14 °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: Rain.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    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

Overnight
Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. West wind 11 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
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
Rain. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Long Island City NY
 40.73°N 73.95°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:09 am EST Feb 13, 2016
3am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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