Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.4°NLon: -78.1°WElev: 1503ft.

A Few Clouds

-16°C

4°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 11 km/h
Barometer 1031.4 mb (30.35 in)
Dewpoint -20°C (-4°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-22°C (-8°F)
Last update 14 Feb 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Hesston PA

Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 11:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 14, 11:00am

    NOW until
    11:00am Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind around 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of light snow, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Light
    Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 4pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  High near -2. South wind around 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Light Snow
    Likely then
    Wintry Mix

    High: -2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow and freezing rain before 1am, then rain or freezing rain.  Low around -3. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: -3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind around 14 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Sunday Night
A chance of light snow, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 4pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. High near -2. South wind around 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Snow and freezing rain before 1am, then rain or freezing rain. Low around -3. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Hesston PA
 40.4°N 78.1°W (Elev. 329 m)
4:00 am EST Feb 14, 2016
4am EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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