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: 40.43°NLon: -78.01°WElev: 1503ft.

Light Snow

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Mc Connellstown 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
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of light snow before 10pm, then snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light northwest wind becoming west 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of light snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: 10 °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 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of light snow before 10pm, then snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light northwest wind becoming west 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of light snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Mc Connellstown PA
 40.43°N 78.01°W (Elev. 840 ft)
7:07 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
7pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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