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

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.5°NLon: -78°WElev: 1503ft.

Fair

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1025.3 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-1°F (-18°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Huntingdon PASimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of light snow, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Light Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A chance of light snow, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Huntingdon PASimilar City Names
 40.5°N 78°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:02 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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