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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Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 43.84°NLon: -74.64°WElev: 1663ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.55 in (1002.8 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 11 Feb 12:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Raquette Lake NY

Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 11, 06:00pm
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
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    Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 11, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Thu

    Lake Effect Snow Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 9 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 10 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -17. West wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -2 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -19. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 16 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around -9. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -7. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1.

    Cold

    High: 1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -17. West wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -19. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 1am. Low around -9. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -7. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Raquette Lake NY
 43.84°N 74.64°W (Elev. 1765 ft)
12:10 am EST Feb 11, 2016
1am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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