Expect the coldest wind chills in quite some time

Today's Forecast

…The wind chill drops to around -20 in spots overnight…

Plenty of clouds prevail, but we should see some breaks.  There may be a few light snow showers  Skies become partly to mostly cloudy overnight with a few flurries especially near the lakeshores .  Even a slight wind with temperatures falling to near zero will result in a bitterly cold wind chill.  We’ll see more sun on a very cold Friday, with a chance of a snow flurry.

After a very cold finish to the week, a couple Alberta Clippers will impact the region with some snow showers and maybe some localized lake effect on the back side of these disturbances.  The primary storm track will be pushed well south and southeast of our area by the Arctic air masses spilling southward into the Great Lakes.  Another serious shot of Arctic air drops into the region for much of next week.  Occasional bitterly cold wind chills are expected.

THURSDAY: Patchy Black Ice, Bitter Wind Chill, a few Snow Showers with an inch or less in spots, Odd Breaks of Sun around the metro, steady temperatures in the lower 10s, Wind Chill: -10 to 0, NW breeze 8-16 mph

THURSDAY NIGHT: Bitterly Cold, Broken Clouds, a few Flurries, Low: -5 to +5, Wind Chill: -15 to -25

FRIDAY: Very Cold, Patchy Early Clouds and a Few Flurries near the lakeshores, Increasing Sunshine, High: 10-15, Wind Chill: -5 to +5

SATURDAY: Frigid Start, Mostly Sunny. High: 23, Low: 17

SUNDAY: Scattered AM Snow Showers taper PM, Localized Lake Effect Snow in the Ski Country, High: 22, Low: -1

MONDAY: Some AM Sun, Brisk Breeze Develops, Snow Showers Develop PM, High: 25, Low: 23

TUESDAY: Bitterly Cold Wind Chill, AM Snow Showers End, Localized Lake Effect Snow Showers SW/NE of Buffalo, High: 27, Low: 3

WEDNESDAY: Bitterly Cold Wind Chill, Mostly to Partly Sunny, a Few Flurries possible, High: 10, Low: -5

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