Final Call: Clipper Tuesday will Lead to Major Lake Effect Snow into Wednesday

The general idea for this clipper system remains the same. Western Pennsylvania and areas north of interstate 80 will see snow overspread the area during the overnight hours, likely after midnight. Snow will continue through at least the mid-morning hours Tuesday. The clipper itself will generally bring light snowfall amounts, but once the clipper swings…

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First Call: Accumulating Snow Threat Increasing For Parts of PA Saturday

Wow, what a difference 24 hours makes. Yesterday, every forecast model and even our own observations suggested Saturday would remain dry for all locations in Pennsylvania, while the coastal areas along Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey would be brushed by snow. Now guidance has come in significantly northwest with the precipitation, putting much of Eastern…

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Warm Start to December, Then Harsh Winter Pattern Sets In; Snow Likely Before Christmas

Do you remember the last two Decembers? If not, here’s a short description: Foggy, Rainy, October-like weather. While areas of Northern PA did alright in the snow department, it was an absolute nightmare for snow lovers south of i-80. Many locations in Southern PA recorded absolutely no snow the entire month. Back in December 2015,…

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Northeast PA Town-By-Town 2017-2018 Winter Snowfall Totals Outlook

This winter, Northeast PA can expect below average temperatures in December, with slightly above average temperatures in January and February, followed by below average temperatures in March. We anticipate winter to get off to an early start with a cold, snowy month of December. A mid-winter thaw is then expected in January, possibly into February.…

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Southeast PA Town-By-Town 2017-2018 Winter Snowfall Totals Outlook

This winter, Southeast PA can expect below average temperatures in December, with slightly above average temperatures in January and February, followed by below average temperatures in March. We anticipate winter to get off to an early start with a cold, snowy month of December. A mid-winter thaw is then expected in January, possibly into February,…

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Official 2017-2018 Winter Outlook & Town-By-Town Snowfall Totals

It is already well into November, which means it is time for our Official 2017-2018 Winter Outlook. The weather has corresponded well this week, with many areas receiving their first snowflakes already, and for some, their first accumulating snowfall! Below is the scientific explanation of our winter outlook as well as┬ámaps displaying temperature departures we…

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