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: 40.28°NLon: -76.87°WElev: 335ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint -5°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 13 Feb 11:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Harrisburg PA

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 05:00pm until February 14, 11:00am
Wind Advisory until February 13, 05:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 13, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of snow showers between 3pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of light snow after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Light Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Light snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Light Snow
    Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of snow showers between 3pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of light snow after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
Light snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Harrisburg PA
 40.28°N 76.87°W (Elev. 394 ft)
11:54 am EST Feb 13, 2016
12pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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