Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Allentown, Lehigh Valley International Airport (KABE)

Lat: 40.65°NLon: 75.45°WElev: 384ft.

A Few Clouds

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 17 Jan 5:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Orefield PA

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 01:00pm until January 20, 04:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 26. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 7am and 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 4pm.  High near 33. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow and sleet before 1am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 1am and 3am, then rain after 3am.  Low around 29. East wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain before 11am, then snow.  High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after 10pm. Low around 26. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 7am and 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after 4pm. High near 33. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow and sleet before 1am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 1am and 3am, then rain after 3am. Low around 29. East wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain before 11am, then snow. High near 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Orefield PA
 40.63°N 75.61°W (Elev. 594 ft)
3:42 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
6pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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