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

North Adams Harriman-and-West Airport (KAQW)

Lat: 42.65°NLon: -73.04°WElev: 640ft.

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Adams MA

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 16 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -27. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -40. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 4 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow and sleet before 10am, then rain.  High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -27. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -40. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow and sleet before 10am, then rain. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Adams MA
 42.65°N 73.04°W (Elev. 1854 ft)
3:13 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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