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

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.9375° N Lon: 78.6922° W Elev: 709 ft.

Light Snow

4°F

-16°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed W 9 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1030.1 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill-10°F (-23°C)
Last update 13 Feb 6:54 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Northern Erie

Tonight
Lake effect snow showers through the early overnight... Then scattered snow showers late. Additional accumulation 1 to 2 inches in the most persistent snows. Bitter cold with lows 5 below to 10 below zero. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming light. Chance of snow near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 25 below.
Sunday
Partly sunny with scattered snow showers in the morning... Then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Cold with highs 10 to 15. Light southwest winds. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Sunday Night
Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Cold with lows 5 to 10 above. Light winds...becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Washingtons Birthday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s. South winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming southwest.
Tuesday
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the upper 20s.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 30s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 10 to 15.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 20.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Saturday
Snow and rain likely. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.



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642 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016
 
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