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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Lat: 39.96°NLon: -75.16°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 20 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Philadelphia PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before 1am, then isolated snow showers between 1am and 3am, then scattered flurries after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 14 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. West wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 15.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries before 1am, then isolated snow showers between 1am and 3am, then scattered flurries after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 14 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. West wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 15.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Philadelphia PA
 39.96°N 75.16°W (Elev. 26 ft)
9:36 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
11pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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