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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Reading, Reading Regional Airport (KRDG)

Lat: 40.39°NLon: -76.03°WElev: 344ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 16 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Reading Regional/Carl A. Spaatz Field Airport PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 9pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated snow showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 25 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 12.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Isolated snow showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 6 to 13 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Reading Regional/Carl A. Spaatz Field Airport PA
 40.39°N 76.03°W (Elev. 328 ft)
1:11 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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