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Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 8:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain showers before 4pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 60. South wind 11 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow showers likely before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain showers before 4pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. High near 60. South wind 11 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
7:49 am EST Feb 23, 2017
9am EST Feb 23, 2017-6pm EST Mar 1, 2017
 
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