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: 44.44°NLon: -75.79°WElev: 679ft.

Blowing Snow

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:58 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Chippewa Bay NY

Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 13, 01:00am
Wind Chill Warning February 13, 03:00am until February 14, 07:00pm
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 13, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Sat

    Lake Effect Snow Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely before 4pm, then occasional snow after 4pm.  High near 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Occasional snow before 8pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 1am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -26. Southwest wind 10 to 18 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph.

    Cold

    High: -8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -22. Wind chill values as low as -35. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: 3 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely before 4pm, then occasional snow after 4pm. High near 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Occasional snow before 8pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -26. Southwest wind 10 to 18 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -22. Wind chill values as low as -35. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 8 to 18 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Chippewa Bay NY
 44.44°N 75.79°W (Elev. 240 ft)
2:48 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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