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

Wilkes-Barre - Scranton, Wilkes-Barre / Scranton International Airport (KAVP)

Lat: 41.08°NLon: -75.88°WElev: 961ft.

Overcast and Windy

9°F

-13°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NW 26 G 37 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint -10°F (-23°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill-12°F (-24°C)
Last update 13 Feb 11:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Albert PA

Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Wind Chill Warning until February 14, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered flurries before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    High: 11 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered flurries after 5pm.  Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered flurries before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -8. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 3 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 1am, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered flurries before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Scattered flurries after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Scattered flurries before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -8. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 1am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Albert PA
 41.08°N 75.88°W (Elev. 1168 ft)
8:42 am EST Feb 13, 2016
12pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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