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.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:58 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Springfield MA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -2. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -2. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers before 8pm, then snow likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain or freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Springfield MA
 42.11°N 72.53°W (Elev. 197 ft)
7:01 am EST Feb 11, 2016
10am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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