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

North Adams Harriman-and-West Airport (KAQW)

Lat: 42.63°NLon: -73.19°WElev: 640ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.52 in (1000.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 10 Feb 12:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Adams MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -2. West wind 14 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -6. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 15 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -16. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 16 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 3.

    Cold

    High: 3 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 2.

    Cold

    High: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -2. West wind 14 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -6. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -16. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 3.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -17.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 2.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Adams MA
 42.63°N 73.19°W (Elev. 2372 ft)
11:45 am EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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