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.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.65°NLon: -73.75°WElev: 285ft.

A Few Clouds

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 13 Feb 12:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer NY

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
Click here for hazard details and duration
Wind Chill Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind around 8 mph becoming west.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow and sleet before 10am, then rain.  High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow between 1am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind around 8 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow and sleet before 10am, then rain. High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow between 1am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Rensselaer NY
 42.65°N 73.75°W (Elev. 102 ft)
12:22 am EST Feb 13, 2016
1am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database