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

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.56°NLon: -72.42°WElev: 16ft.

A Few Clouds

6°F

-14°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint -16°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-12°F (-24°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Westchester CT

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

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °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 -1. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 11pm, then rain.  Temperature rising to around 42 by 3am. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 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 -1. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 11pm, then rain. Temperature rising to around 42 by 3am. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Westchester CT
 41.56°N 72.42°W (Elev. 499 ft)
5:22 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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