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

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.2°NLon: -74.06°WElev: 285ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NW 24 G 41 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-9°F (-23°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Palenville NY

Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • Today

    Today: Isolated snow showers before 2pm.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around -7 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -34. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 7 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -45. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -43. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 2 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South wind 9 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sleet before 10am, then rain and snow between 10am and 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated snow showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around -7 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -34. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -45. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -43. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Sleet before 10am, then rain and snow between 10am and 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Palenville NY
 42.2°N 74.06°W (Elev. 2441 ft)
9:44 am EST Feb 13, 2016
10am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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