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

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 43.98°NLon: -74.13°WElev: 1663ft.

Fair

-13°F

-25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint -17°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 1:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Newcomb NY

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 03:00am until February 14, 07:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -21. West wind 5 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 16 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -17. South wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Cold

    High: -5 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Cold

    High: 1 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -13. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -21. West wind 5 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -17. South wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -13. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Newcomb NY
 43.98°N 74.13°W (Elev. 1637 ft)
12:21 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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