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: 40.79°NLon: -73.94°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.53 in (1033.1 mb)
Dewpoint -15°F (-26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 14 Feb 5:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Astoria 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 9. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 9 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, mainly after 2pm.  High near 34. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 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 11pm, then rain after 11pm.  Temperature rising to around 42 by 4am. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. East wind 8 to 10 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 54. Southeast wind 11 to 18 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am.  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 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, mainly after 2pm. High near 34. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 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 11pm, then rain after 11pm. Temperature rising to around 42 by 4am. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. East wind 8 to 10 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 54. Southeast wind 11 to 18 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 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 33. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. 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 26.
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 52.
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Point Forecast:
Astoria NY
 40.79°N 73.94°W (Elev. 20 ft)
3:35 pm EST Feb 14, 2016
6pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 21, 2016
 
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