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

Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Airport (KPOU)

Lat: 41.8336° N Lon: 74.0616° W Elev: 164 ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy



Humidity 25%
Wind Speed W 22 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint -14°F (-26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Eastern Ulster

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny with isolated snow showers. Cold with highs around 18. Temperature falling to around 8 above. Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill values as low as 12 below.
Partly cloudy in the evening...then clearing. Much colder with lows around 7 below. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 25 below.
Sunny. Cold with highs around 12. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill values as low as 24 below.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 2 above. North winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
Washingtons Birthday
Partly sunny in the morning...then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the afternoon. Not as cold with highs in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Monday Night
Snow likely in the evening...then snow or sleet after midnight. Heavy snow accumulation. Not as cold 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 mid 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely in the evening...then a chance of snow or rain after midnight. Light snow accumulation possible. Cold with lows around 30. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 40. Lows in the mid 20s.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold. Highs in the lower 30s. Lows around 20.
Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

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1205 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016
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