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.

Current conditions at

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.4193° N Lon: 71.157° W Elev: 131 ft.




Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 6:56 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Southeast Middlesex

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow this morning...then mostly sunny this afternoon. Cold with highs around 17. Temperature falling to around 10 above this afternoon. West winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming northwest around 20 mph this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Partly cloudy and blustery. Much colder with lows around 8 below. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph...diminishing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 45 mph. Wind chill values as low as 29 below.
Sunny. Cold with highs around 9 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph...decreasing to 25 mph in the afternoon. Wind chill values as low as 29 below.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 1 below. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
Washingtons Birthday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of snow. Not as cool with highs in the lower 30s. South winds around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Freezing rain with snow likely. Not as cool with lows in the mid 20s. Temperature rising into the lower 30s after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Rain. Not as cool with highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Cooler with lows in the lower 20s.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 30s. Lows 15 to 22.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

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715 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016
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