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

Harrisburg, Capital City Airport (KCXY)

Lat: 40.2°NLon: -77.2°WElev: 335ft.

Partly Cloudy

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.9 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Carlisle PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 10. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 10. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Carlisle PA
 40.2°N 77.2°W (Elev. 499 ft)
2:56 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
6pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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