Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Fair

1°C

33°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed E 9 km/h
Barometer 1018.6 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-3°C (27°F)
Last update 6 Dec 6:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Hesston PA

  • Today

    Today: Rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 2pm, then rain and snow.  High near 3. East wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 3 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow before 11pm, then rain between 11pm and 2am, then areas of drizzle after 2am.  Low around 1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    Low: 1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of drizzle before 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Areas Drizzle
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers between 8am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 1 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 0.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 0 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 2pm, then rain and snow. High near 3. East wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow before 11pm, then rain between 11pm and 2am, then areas of drizzle after 2am. Low around 1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Wednesday
Areas of drizzle before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers between 8am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of snow showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 1. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 0.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Hesston PA
 40.4°N 78.1°W (Elev. 329 m)
5:37 am EST Dec 6, 2016
7am EST Dec 6, 2016-6pm EST Dec 12, 2016
 
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