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: 40.8°NLon: -73.97°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint -16°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-8°F (-22°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Harlem NY

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

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Cold

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 11 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, mainly after noon.  High near 36. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 9pm, then rain.  Temperature rising to around 45 by 4am. East wind around 8 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 36. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow before 9pm, then rain. Temperature rising to around 45 by 4am. East wind around 8 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Harlem NY
 40.8°N 73.97°W (Elev. 98 ft)
5:22 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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