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

Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Lat: 39.92°NLon: -75.4°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NW 25 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint -13°F (-25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-3°F (-19°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Media PA

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, mainly after 8am.  High near 34. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, snow, and sleet before 10pm, then rain, freezing rain, and sleet between 10pm and midnight, then rain after midnight.  Low around 32. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly before noon. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of snow between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, mainly after 8am. High near 34. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain, snow, and sleet before 10pm, then rain, freezing rain, and sleet between 10pm and midnight, then rain after midnight. Low around 32. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly before noon. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of snow between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Media PA
 39.92°N 75.4°W (Elev. 200 ft)
3:37 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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