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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Airport (KAGC)

Lat: 40.43°NLon: -79.98°WElev: 1253ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1023.9 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Pittsburgh PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. West wind around 11 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of light snow, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Light
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. West wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Scattered flurries before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday
A chance of light snow, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsburgh PA
 40.43°N 79.98°W (Elev. 814 ft)
2:43 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
4pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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