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

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.11°NLon: -72.53°WElev: 246ft.

Fair

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 10:58 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Springfield MA

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 04:00pm until February 14, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 1am, then freezing rain.  Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -30. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 1am, then freezing rain. Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Springfield MA
 42.11°N 72.53°W (Elev. 197 ft)
9:42 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
11pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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