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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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.4539° N Lon: 71.9778° W Elev: 348 ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1004.1 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:52 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Northern Worcester

Overnight
Mostly cloudy with isolated snow showers. Lows around 18. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Colder with highs in the mid 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph...increasing to 35 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening...then clearing. Colder with lows around 4 above. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Cold with highs in the lower 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Cold with lows around 10 above. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny. Cold with highs 10 to 15.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Much colder with lows around 10 below. Wind chill values as low as 25 below.
Sunday And Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Cold. Highs around 10 above. Lows 10 below to zero. Wind chill values as low as 30 below.
Washingtons Birthday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Not as cold with highs in the mid 20s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Not as cool. Near steady temperature around 20.
Tuesday
Snow and rain showers likely. Not as cool with highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain showers. Not as cool with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s.



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