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

Fort Drum / Wheeler-Sack U. S. Army Airfield (KGTB)

Lat: 44.37°NLon: -75.87°WElev: 679ft.

Fair

1°F

-17°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint -8°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-9°F (-23°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:58 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Wellesley Island NY

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 04:00am until February 14, 11:00am
Lake Effect Snow Warning February 12, 04:00am until February 13, 01:00am
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Wind Chill Watch
Lake Effect Snow Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before midnight, then scattered flurries after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: -3 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries before 8am, then scattered snow showers between 8am and 9am, then snow after 9am. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -5. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow before 10pm, then scattered flurries between 10pm and 1am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Cold

    High: -7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -18. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3.

    Cold

    High: 3 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries before midnight, then scattered flurries after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Scattered flurries before 8am, then scattered snow showers between 8am and 9am, then snow after 9am. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -5. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 10 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow before 10pm, then scattered flurries between 10pm and 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -18. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Wellesley Island NY
 44.37°N 75.87°W (Elev. 246 ft)
9:39 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
10pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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