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: 41.64°NLon: -73.38°WElev: 725ft.

A Few Clouds

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint -9°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW New Preston CT

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

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -1. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 11.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -1. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Isolated snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Sleet likely before 10am, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW New Preston CT
 41.64°N 73.38°W (Elev. 597 ft)
12:23 am EST Feb 12, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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