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.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Lat: 39.96°NLon: -75.16°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NW 25 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint -13°F (-25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-3°F (-19°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Philadelphia PA

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am
Click here for hazard details and duration
Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow, mainly after 11am.  High near 36. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, snow, and sleet before 9pm, then rain and sleet between 9pm and 11pm, then rain after 11pm.  Low around 34. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly before 11am. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow, mainly after 11am. High near 36. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Rain, snow, and sleet before 9pm, then rain and sleet between 9pm and 11pm, then rain after 11pm. Low around 34. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly before 11am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Philadelphia PA
 39.96°N 75.16°W (Elev. 26 ft)
3:37 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database