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: 44.19°NLon: -74.84°WElev: 1663ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.54 in (1002.6 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Cranberry Lake NY

Lake Effect Snow Watch February 12, 07:00am until February 13, 01:00am
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Lake Effect Snow Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Light snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Light Snow
    Likely

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Light snow likely.  Cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Light Snow
    Likely

    High: 10 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers, mainly after 7am. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 19. Wind chill values as low as -10. South wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Low around -9. Northwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -6. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -20. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Cold

    High: 1 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Light snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Light snow likely. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers, mainly after 7am. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 19. Wind chill values as low as -10. South wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 3am. Low around -9. Northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -6. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -20. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
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Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Cranberry Lake NY
 44.19°N 74.84°W (Elev. 1490 ft)
9:35 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
11pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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