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

White Plains - Westchester County Airport (KHPN)

Lat: 41.2221° N Lon: 73.7474° W Elev: 367 ft.

Partly Cloudy and Windy



Humidity 33%
Wind Speed NW 32 G 47 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint -10°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-7°F (-22°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:56 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Northern Westchester

This Afternoon
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Windy and cold with highs around 20. Temperature falling to around 8 above. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Wind chill values as low as 14 below.
Partly cloudy in the evening...then clearing. Windy and colder with lows around 5 below. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Wind chill values as low as 27 below.
Sunny. Cold with highs around 12. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning. Wind chill values as low as 26 below.
Sunday Night
Clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 4 above. Northwest winds around 5 mph... Becoming southwest after midnight.
Washingtons Birthday
Mostly cloudy. Snow likely...mainly in the afternoon. Light snow accumulation possible. Not as cool with highs in the lower 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Monday Night
Snow likely in the evening...then rain...snow and freezing rain after midnight. Additional light snow accumulation. Not as cool with lows in the upper 20s. Temperature rising into the mid 30s after midnight. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Rain. Not as cool with highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening...then a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Partly sunny. A chance of rain and snow in the morning...then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 20.
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

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1115 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016
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