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

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWM)

Lat: 42.61°NLon: -71.1°WElev: 148ft.

Fair

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW North Reading MA

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

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 11. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. Light west wind becoming northwest 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 4am, then freezing rain.  Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 7am.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -9. Light west wind becoming northwest 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -27. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
Snow before 4am, then freezing rain. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 7am. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW North Reading MA
 42.61°N 71.1°W (Elev. 135 ft)
9:24 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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