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

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 39.99°NLon: -78.51°WElev: 1503ft.

Snow

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 13 Feb 12:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Bedford PA

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 05:00pm until February 14, 11:00am
Wind Advisory February 13, 04:00am until February 13, 05:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers between midnight and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of light snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers between midnight and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of light snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Bedford PA
 39.99°N 78.51°W (Elev. 1211 ft)
1:44 am EST Feb 13, 2016
1am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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