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

Newport, Newport State Airport (KUUU)

Lat: 41.38°NLon: -71.48°WElev: 171ft.

Mostly Cloudy

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SW 8 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Narragansett Pier RI

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then snow likely between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then rain after 1am.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 48. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then snow likely between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then rain after 1am. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 48. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Narragansett Pier RI
 41.38°N 71.48°W (Elev. 3 ft)
1:14 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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