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

Bar Harbor, Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (KBHB)

Lat: 44.5051° N Lon: 68.0799° W Elev: 82 ft.




Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 5:55 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Coastal Hancock

Cloudy. A chance of snow showers this evening...then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows around 13. South winds around 5 mph...becoming east 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Snow. Snow may be heavy at times. Additional snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. Highs in the lower 20s. East winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming northeast 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
Saturday Night
Cloudy. Snow likely...mainly in the evening. Total snow accumulation of 8 to 15 inches possible. Brisk with lows around zero. North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 22 below.
Partly sunny in the morning...then clearing. Highs around 9 above. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Lows 3 below to 3 above zero. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
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Sunny. Highs in the mid 20s.
Monday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows around 20.
Rain likely. Brisk with highs in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Brisk with lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.
Partly sunny in the morning...then clearing. Highs in the mid 20s.
Thursday Night And Friday
Mostly clear. Lows 10 to 15. Highs in the upper 20s.

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