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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Harrisburg, Capital City Airport (KCXY)

Lat: 40.29°NLon: -77.42°WElev: 335ft.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 15 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Plainfield PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles N Plainfield PA
 40.29°N 77.42°W (Elev. 1296 ft)
1:58 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
2pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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