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

Plattsburgh International Airport (KPBG)

Lat: 44.73°NLon: -73.42°WElev: 236ft.

Fair

-7°F

-22°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint -13°F (-25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Cumberland Head NY

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 03:00am until February 14, 07:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -4. Light southwest wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Cold

    High: 3 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind around 9 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain likely after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -4. Light southwest wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Cumberland Head NY
 44.73°N 73.42°W (Elev. 98 ft)
6:00 am EST Feb 12, 2016
7am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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