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

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.38°NLon: -78.25°WElev: 558ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 22 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Waterport NY

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

    NOW until
    10:00pm Fri

    Lake Effect Snow Warning

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers before 2pm, then snow between 2pm and 3pm, then snow showers likely after 3pm.  High near 24. Windy, with a southwest wind 24 to 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow before midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Windy. Heavy
    Snow then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Occasional snow showers.  High near 3. Wind chill values as low as -30. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 3 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Occasional snow showers.  Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers before 2pm, then snow between 2pm and 3pm, then snow showers likely after 3pm. High near 24. Windy, with a southwest wind 24 to 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow before midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Occasional snow showers. High near 3. Wind chill values as low as -30. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Occasional snow showers. Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a northwest wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Waterport NY
 43.38°N 78.25°W (Elev. 246 ft)
9:39 am EST Feb 12, 2016
11am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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