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, Harrisburg International Airport (KMDT)

Lat: 40.25°NLon: -76.64°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 23 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.9 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 13 Feb 5:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Hershey PA

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 11:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 11:00am

    NOW until
    11:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, snow, and freezing rain.  Low around 29. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain, snow, and freezing rain. Low around 29. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Hershey PA
 40.25°N 76.64°W (Elev. 502 ft)
4:46 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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