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

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.48°NLon: -78.55°WElev: 1503ft.

Fair

-11°C

12°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NW 9 km/h
Barometer 1025.6 mb (30.20 in)
Dewpoint -17°C (2°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-17°C (2°F)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Gallitzin PA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered flurries before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -15. West wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: -15 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -20. Southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Snow

    High: -8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around -19. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -16. Wind chill values as low as -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: -16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -13.

    Cold

    High: -13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -14 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -4. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: -4 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered flurries before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -15. West wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -20. Southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around -19. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -16. Wind chill values as low as -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -13.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -4. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 0. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
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Point Forecast:
Gallitzin PA
 40.48°N 78.55°W (Elev. 707 m)
9:11 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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