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: 40.74°NLon: -73.89°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Jackson Heights NY

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

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 9 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am.  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 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 9pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 9 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am. 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 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 9pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Jackson Heights NY
 40.74°N 73.89°W (Elev. 49 ft)
12:03 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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