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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.48°NLon: -78.55°WElev: 1503ft.

Light Snow

-8°C

18°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed W 26 G 37 km/h
Barometer 1012.1 mb (29.82 in)
Dewpoint -12°C (10°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill-16°C (3°F)
Last update 10 Feb 8:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Gallitzin PA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 11, 10:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 11, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Thu

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -20. West wind 24 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -13 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near -11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Breezy, with a west wind 29 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: -11 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -15 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: -8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -16. West wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -15. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: -15 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21. Blustery.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -12.

    Cold

    High: -12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -20. West wind 24 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Thursday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near -11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Breezy, with a west wind 29 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.
Friday
A chance of snow showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around -16. West wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -15. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21. Blustery.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -12.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -3. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Gallitzin PA
 40.48°N 78.55°W (Elev. 707 m)
6:00 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
9pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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