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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Lat: 39.87°NLon: 75.23°WElev: 7ft.

Mostly Cloudy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1029.0 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Philadelphia PA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 29. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers between 9am and 1pm, then rain and snow showers likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow showers before 9pm, then rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain before 1pm, then rain and snow between 1pm and 3pm, then snow after 3pm.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow before 8pm.  Low around 10. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Blustery.
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 15.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 29. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers between 9am and 1pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers before 9pm, then rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain before 1pm, then rain and snow between 1pm and 3pm, then snow after 3pm. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Snow before 8pm. Low around 10. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 15.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Philadelphia PA
 39.96°N 75.16°W (Elev. 26 ft)
6:39 am EST Jan 17, 2019
8am EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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