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: 41.34°NLon: -76.27°WElev: 961ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Fairmount Springs PA

Wind Chill Warning February 13, 06:00am until February 14, 01:00pm
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Wind Chill Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered flurries.  Cloudy, with a high near 17. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -8. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a temperature falling to around 0 by noon. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    High: 5 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 2 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Scattered flurries between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -8. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a temperature falling to around 0 by noon. Wind chill values as low as -23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Fairmount Springs PA
 41.34°N 76.27°W (Elev. 2201 ft)
3:49 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
5pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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