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: 40.83°NLon: -73.67°WElev: 20ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NW 23 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Port Washington NY

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

    Today: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Cold

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between zero and 5. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 8pm, then rain.  Temperature rising to around 41 by 5am. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    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 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between zero and 5. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 8pm, then rain. Temperature rising to around 41 by 5am. 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%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Port Washington NY
 40.83°N 73.67°W (Elev. 98 ft)
7:16 am EST Feb 13, 2016
8am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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