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Fire Weather Threats out West; Wintry Weather Upper Midwest to the Middle Atlantic

High pressure in the west continues to send weather systems into the Great Basin, and this is keeping fire weather threats elevated to critical across southern California. A series of weather systems will bring widespread snow from the Upper Midwest to the Middle Atlantic and Northeast, with heavier snow amounts in lake effect snow bands near the Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Light Snow

32°F

0°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 13 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.48 in (999.8 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 14 Dec 5:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

Winter Weather Advisory until December 14, 08:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until December 14, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Thu

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of light snow before 7am, then isolated snow showers between 7am and 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Light
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Thursday
A chance of light snow before 7am, then isolated snow showers between 7am and 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Cloudy, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
5:19 am EST Dec 14, 2017
5am EST Dec 14, 2017-6pm EST Dec 20, 2017
 
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