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: 39.95°NLon: -75.45°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Newtown Square PA

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 06:00pm until February 14, 09:00am
Wind Advisory February 13, 06:00am until February 13, 06:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers between 7pm and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of flurries with isolated snow showers between 8am and noon.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

    Windy.
    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered snow showers between 7pm and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of flurries with isolated snow showers between 8am and noon. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Newtown Square PA
 39.95°N 75.45°W (Elev. 328 ft)
3:37 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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