Lead Forecaster Chris Corrigan is a 20 year old entrepreneur who has been studying the weather ever since the young age of 5. Chris has been the lead forecaster for Pennsylvania Weather Action alongside Lead Forecaster Josh Adams since the fall of 2014.

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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Lake Effect Snowfall is Expected Sunday through Monday

The season’s first widespread lake effect snowfall event is expected late tonight through Monday. Originally the data we look at suggested this lake effect snowfall event would not only be this season’s first, but also a significant lake effect snowfall event. With recent data and observation, we still anticipate many areas to receive snowfall Sunday…

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Lake Effect Snow Threat Increasing for Parts of PA This Weekend

It is becoming apparent based off latest observations and model guidance that a strong low pressure system will pass to our northwest this weekend, delivering all types of precipitation. As the low pressure initially passes by, most areas will see rain showers on Saturday. Once the system passes to our northwest, wraparound winds and cold…

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Snow Showers Possible Before Another Warm Up

Yesterday’s nor’easter packed quite the punch for the area. Some areas experienced flooding rain, while others experienced power outages due to strong winds and lightning. On top of the strong winds and rain, elevated locations across the Laurel Highlands experienced their first accumulating snowfall of the season! With the nor’easter passing by to our north,…

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Strong Nor’easter to Bring Heavy Rain, Wind, and High Elevation Snow

A cold front passing through the state this evening will be merging with a strong low pressure system off the coast of Virginia early tomorrow. This strong low pressure will rapidly intensify off the coast of New Jersey by Sunday evening leading to strong winds and heavy rain for much of the state. Before we…

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Nor’easter to Impact the Area Sunday into Monday

Before we talk about the nor’easter impacting our weather the second half of this weekend, tonight many areas are under Frost Advisories and Freeze Warnings. Those with gardens should protect sensitive vegetation if you wish to extend the growing season. FROST ADVISORIES AND FREEZE WARNINGS A strong nor’easter is expected to impact the area beginning…

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