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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.66°NLon: -73.81°WElev: 285ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.56 in (1001.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Albany NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 8 to 17 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 8 to 17 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Albany NY
 42.66°N 73.81°W (Elev. 197 ft)
2:55 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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