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

Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Lat: 39.96°NLon: -75.16°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 13 Feb 12:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Philadelphia PA

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 06:00pm until February 14, 09:00am
Wind Advisory February 13, 06:00am until February 13, 06:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of flurries with isolated snow showers between 8am and noon.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

    Windy.
    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 3pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of flurries with isolated snow showers between 8am and noon. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 3pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Philadelphia PA
 39.96°N 75.16°W (Elev. 26 ft)
12:36 am EST Feb 13, 2016
1am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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