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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.76°NLon: -72.73°WElev: 16ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.3 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

W Hartford CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 11.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
W Hartford CT
 41.76°N 72.73°W (Elev. 108 ft)
6:27 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
7pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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