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: -73.9°WElev: 20ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Bronx NY

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

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 7 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: 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 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Northwest wind 8 to 17 mph.

    Cold

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °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 11pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
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 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Northwest wind 8 to 17 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 11pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. 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 36.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Bronx NY
 40.83°N 73.9°W (Elev. 49 ft)
3:34 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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