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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New York City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.77°NLon: -73.94°WElev: 154ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.62 in (1002.2 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Feb 12:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Central Park NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. West wind 11 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. West wind 10 to 17 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 18. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. West wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of light snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Cold

    High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. West wind 11 to 16 mph.
Tonight
A chance of flurries after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. West wind 10 to 17 mph.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 18. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. West wind 9 to 14 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of light snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain or freezing rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Central Park NY
 40.77°N 73.94°W (Elev. 16 ft)
12:45 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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