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

Pittsfield Municipal Airport (KPSF)

Lat: 42.46°NLon: -73.26°WElev: 1148ft.

Fair

-8°C

17°F

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 19 km/h
Barometer 1018.3 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint -19°C (-2°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-16°C (4°F)
Last update 12 Feb 12:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Pittsfield MA

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 01:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near -8. Southwest wind around 14 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 8pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. South wind around 11 km/h becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 1pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 23 to 28 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: -13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -27. Wind chill values as low as -41. Northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -27 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near -15. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h.

    Cold

    High: -15 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -20 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near -5.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -5 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 4am, then sleet likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Snow/Sleet
    Likely

    Low: -7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 7am, then freezing rain between 7am and 10am, then rain after 10am.  High near 4. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    High: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near -8. Southwest wind around 14 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly between 8pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. South wind around 11 km/h becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -13. Wind chill values as low as -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 23 to 28 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -27. Wind chill values as low as -41. Northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near -15. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -20.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near -5.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 4am, then sleet likely. Cloudy, with a low around -7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 7am, then freezing rain between 7am and 10am, then rain after 10am. High near 4. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 10pm, then snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -3.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsfield MA
 42.46°N 73.26°W (Elev. 304 m)
12:18 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
1pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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