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: 40.27°NLon: -76.84°WElev: 335ft.

Fair

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.9 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Penbrook PA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of light snow, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Light Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of light snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Light Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of light snow, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of light snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Penbrook PA
 40.27°N 76.84°W (Elev. 449 ft)
4:24 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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