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: 40.96°NLon: -75.99°WElev: 961ft.

Overcast

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1021.9 mb)
Dewpoint -11°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-13°F (-25°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hazleton 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: A slight chance of snow showers before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 12 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -7. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 5 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 25 °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
A slight chance of snow showers before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -7. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Hazleton PA
 40.96°N 75.99°W (Elev. 1690 ft)
1:48 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
2pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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