Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.9 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 1 Mar 9:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Altoona-Blair County Airport PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 37. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly before 10am.  High near 47. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable wind.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain. Low around 37. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before 10am. High near 47. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona-Blair County Airport PA
 40.31°N 78.32°W (Elev. 1407 ft)
7:34 pm EST Mar 1, 2024
10pm EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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