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

Pawtucket, North Central State Airport (KSFZ)

Lat: 41.95°NLon: -71.82°WElev: 440ft.

Overcast

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.79 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 13 Feb 7:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Thompson CT

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

    Today: A slight chance of snow before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 5 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -13. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 11pm, then freezing rain between 11pm and 3am, then rain after 3am.  Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 5 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -13. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 11pm, then freezing rain between 11pm and 3am, then rain after 3am. Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Thompson CT
 41.95°N 71.82°W (Elev. 489 ft)
7:01 am EST Feb 13, 2016
8am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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