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

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Airport (KAGC)

Lat: 40.44°NLon: -80.01°WElev: 1253ft.

Light Snow

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 10 Feb 8:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Pittsburgh PA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 11, 07:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 11, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Thu

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -2. West wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. West wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -2. West wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 6. West wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Pittsburgh PA
 40.44°N 80.01°W (Elev. 850 ft)
6:35 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
9pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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