Winter Storm Bringing Hazardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.60 in (1039.1 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 17 Jan 8:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 05:00am until January 18, 07:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before 2pm, then snow and sleet between 2pm and 4pm, then snow after 4pm.  High near 35. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow/Sleet

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 3am and 5am.  Low around 22. South wind 11 to 18 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Snow before 2pm, then snow and sleet between 2pm and 4pm, then snow after 4pm. High near 35. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain before 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 3am and 5am. Low around 22. South wind 11 to 18 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
7:27 pm EST Jan 17, 2020
9pm EST Jan 17, 2020-6pm EST Jan 24, 2020
 
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