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

Wilkes-Barre - Scranton, Wilkes-Barre / Scranton International Airport (KAVP)

Lat: 40.96°NLon: -75.99°WElev: 961ft.

Fair

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Hazleton PA

Wind Chill Watch February 13, 04:00pm until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -9. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 9 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -9. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Hazleton PA
 40.96°N 75.99°W (Elev. 1690 ft)
10:05 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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