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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Airport (KAGC)

Lat: 40.43°NLon: -79.98°WElev: 1253ft.

Overcast

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 11 Feb 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Pittsburgh PA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of flurries between noon and 4pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 11 °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

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of flurries between noon and 4pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsburgh PA
 40.43°N 79.98°W (Elev. 814 ft)
5:14 am EST Feb 11, 2016
5am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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