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

Somerville, Somerset Airport (KSMQ)

Lat: 40.4394° N Lon: 74.4113° W Elev: 105 ft.




Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Middlesex County

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows around 18. West winds around 5 mph...increasing to 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Very windy with highs around 18. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Wind chill values as low as 9 below in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy and windy. Colder with lows around zero. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Wind chill values as low as 16 below.
Sunny. Highs around 16. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill values as low as 18 below in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 10 above. Wind chill values as low as zero.
Washingtons Birthday
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Not as cold with highs in the lower 30s.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Not as cold with lows around 30. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Rain likely. Snow likely in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening...then a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Breezy with lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Partly sunny with a chance of rain. A chance of snow in the morning. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of snow and rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

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