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

Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Airport (KPOU)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: -74.09°WElev: 164ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

-15°C

5°F

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed W 37 G 56 km/h
Barometer 1025.0 mb (30.27 in)
Dewpoint -28°C (-19°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-27°C (-17°F)
Last update 13 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

New Paltz NY

Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -21. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 13 to 21 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near -11. Wind chill values as low as -29. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -16 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near -2. Wind chill values as low as -18. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: -2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 4am, then rain and sleet.  Low around -3. South wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: -3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 7am.  High near 6. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.

    Rain/Sleet
    then Rain

    High: 6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 10pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -21. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 13 to 21 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near -11. Wind chill values as low as -29. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -16. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near -2. Wind chill values as low as -18. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 4am, then rain and sleet. Low around -3. South wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 7am. High near 6. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 10pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -9.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 2.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
New Paltz NY
 41.74°N 74.09°W (Elev. 61 m)
6:19 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
8pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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