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

Oxford, Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC)

Lat: 41.51°NLon: -73.08°WElev: 725ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:50 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Union City CT

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 04:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers between 9am and 3pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then snow and freezing rain likely between midnight and 4am, then rain and snow likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers between 9am and 3pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around 7 by 5pm. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then snow and freezing rain likely between midnight and 4am, then rain and snow likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Union City CT
 41.51°N 73.08°W (Elev. 400 ft)
3:17 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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