Josh's passion for weather developed at a very early age. Experiencing severe thunderstorms and major snowstorms only sparked his interest even more. He enjoyed making hand-drawn forecasts of his own. By the time Josh was 12, he owned his first weather website and often posted forecasts for the Northeast US. At 13, he joined a now-popular weather page based in Southern PA, eventually parting ways in 2015. He then started Northeast Weather Action in 2015, but decided to focus on his home state of Pennsylvania. Throughout the years, his fascination and knowledge in meteorology grew steadily. Josh is now a senior in high school in Southern PA and the owner of Pennsylvania Weather Action, LLC.

Snowfall Forecast For Significant Lake Effect and Upslope Snow Event

A strong cold front will move through the area Thursday, reactivating the lake effect snow machine. Snow will begin across Western PA Thursday Night, with the heaviest snow likely Friday. Pittsburgh will see about 2-4″ of snow, with its northern suburbs picking up 4-6″. The Laurel Highlands, especially around Somerset and Johnstown, will benefit from…

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FINAL CALL For Significant Snow & Ice Storm Tonight into Saturday

There is now the threat of a widespread ice storm in Central and Western Pennsylvania. While upper levels warm Saturday Morning, moderate precipitation will continue in many areas with surface temperatures well below freezing. Deep valleys will hang on to cold air the longest Saturday, with some areas not reaching the freezing mark until mid-afternoon.…

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Potent Winter Storm Likely Sunday Evening Into Monday, Varying Impacts

With temperatures plunging tonight, wind chills in the teens are likely Friday Morning. Well below average temperatures will continue into the weekend with highs only in the 20s and 30s expected both Saturday and Sunday. At the same time, a low pressure system will develop in the Great Plains, moving east through the weekend. There…

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Significant Lake Effect Snow Likely Thursday – Saturday

As the title indicates, a significant multi-day lake effect snow event is likely in Northwest PA. Snow will begin Thursday, intensifying Friday. By Saturday lake effect banding will begin to diminish. Most persistent lake effect snow bands will likely be in Erie, Crawford and Warren Counties. Snowfall amounts could reach two feet in areas shaded…

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