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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Caldwell, Essex County Airport (KCDW)

Lat: 40.91°NLon: -74.35°WElev: 171ft.

Overcast and Breezy

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed NW 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Towaco NJ

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 14.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Towaco NJ
 40.91°N 74.35°W (Elev. 322 ft)
9:35 am EST Feb 11, 2016
12pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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