Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.4°NLon: -78.1°WElev: 1503ft.

Overcast

-8°C

17°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 22 G 37 km/h
Barometer 1020.6 mb (30.06 in)
Dewpoint -18°C (0°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-16°C (3°F)
Last update 11 Feb 3:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hesston PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. West wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: -7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -12. West wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming light southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near -4. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: -4 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming northwest 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: -15 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -11. Northwest wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: -11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -9.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -13 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: -2 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. West wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -12. West wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming light southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Friday
A chance of snow showers after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near -4. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming northwest 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -11. Northwest wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -9.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
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Point Forecast:
Hesston PA
 40.4°N 78.1°W (Elev. 329 m)
2:56 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
4pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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