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

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.66°NLon: -78.76°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast and Breezy

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 25 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE North Boston NY

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 05:00am until February 14, 10:00am
Lake Effect Snow Warning February 12, 04:00pm until February 13, 07:00am
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Wind Chill Warning
Lake Effect Snow Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. Southwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow before 10pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow between 10pm and midnight. Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 1 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Southwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow before 10pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow between 10pm and midnight. Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Areas of blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE North Boston NY
 42.66°N 78.76°W (Elev. 899 ft)
2:14 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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