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

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: -74.2°WElev: 285ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.56 in (1001.3 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 10 Feb 11:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Amsterdam NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 9 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 8.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Snow showers likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 9 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 8.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Amsterdam NY
 42.94°N 74.2°W (Elev. 299 ft)
11:45 am EST Feb 10, 2016
12pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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