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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Current conditions at

Harrisburg, Capital City Airport (KCXY)

Lat: 40.28°NLon: -76.9°WElev: 335ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 10 Feb 6:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Harrisburg PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 19.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Harrisburg PA
 40.28°N 76.9°W (Elev. 308 ft)
6:00 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
7pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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