Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast
A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Last Update: 10:53 am EST Feb 14, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
EASTERN LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY WILL MOVE TO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND
AND THE MID ATLANTIC STATES BY EVENING...WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF
29.5 INCHES MOVES EAST ACROSS SASKATCHEWAN AND MANITOBA. WEAKER
TROUGHING AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES WILL TRAIL SOUTH ACROSS THE
PLAINS. THE CANADIAN LOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST OVER HUDSON BAY
THROUGH TONIGHT...TRAILING A WEAKER TROUGH ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY. THIS TROUGH WILL EVENTUALLY MOVE EAST ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN
ON TUESDAY...WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE
NORTHEASTERN STATES. HIGH PRESSURE RIDING OF 30.2 INCHES WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LAKE BY WEDNESDAY.
- This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
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