Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 23 Feb 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Altoona PA

High Wind Watch February 24, 10:00am until February 25, 01:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory until February 23, 07:00pm
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High Wind Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 23, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of light rain, mainly after 4pm.  High near 34. Southeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Light Rain

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of light rain before 1am, then occasional rain after 1am.  Low around 32. Southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph becoming west 29 to 34 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west wind 34 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of light rain, mainly after 4pm. High near 34. Southeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Periods of light rain before 1am, then occasional rain after 1am. Low around 32. Southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph becoming west 29 to 34 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west wind 34 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Altoona PA
 40.53°N 78.34°W (Elev. 2024 ft)
10:28 am EST Feb 23, 2019
12pm EST Feb 23, 2019-6pm EST Mar 1, 2019
 
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