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

Johnstown, Johnstown-Cambria County Airport (KJST)

Lat: 40.35°NLon: -78.78°WElev: 2283ft.

Light Snow

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill-6°F (-21°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Elton PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Elton PA
 40.35°N 78.78°W (Elev. 1683 ft)
9:11 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
10pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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