Midday Forecast, Wednesday April 4, 2018

Weather Forecasts

The week of wild weather continues today. Temperatures will be dropping today from the 50s into the 30s as the day goes on. We have a cold front moving across the region which will bring the temperature change. At first there will be showers and then as the temperatures drop showers will switch to snow showers. Cold air will be ushered in today by a northwesterly wind. Winds will be very gusty. We will have winds sustained between fifteen to twenty miles an hour with gusts up to 50 miles an hour. Due to winds up to 50 mph, the National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Blair, Cambria, Clearfield, Clinton, Centre, Huntingdon, Bedford, Somerset, Elk, Cameron, until 8:00 PM. Indiana and Jefferson are under a Wind Advisory until 8:00 PM.  Make sure if you have anything that could blow that you secure it down in place or bring it inside. Also watch for tree branches and roadway debris. By this evening we will continue to have scattered snow showers and there could be some slick and icy road conditions along with low visibility. Tonight our low temperatures will drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s with patchy clouds.

Thursday will be a chilly day but it will be dry. We will have a mix of clouds and sunshine with our high temperatures in the lower to mid 40s. Thursday night clouds will be increasing and temperatures will stay in the upper 30s to lower 40s. If you plan on going to the Altoona Curve home opener, make sure to bundle up it will be a cool one! Our next low pressure system arrives on Friday. Temperatures early Friday will be in the mid to upper 40s but they will fall as the day goes on. Friday will be a cloudy day and because temperatures will be falling we will have showers mixing in with snow showers. Friday night this system moves out and temperatures will drop into the mid to upper 20s. Friday will also be a very blustery day. Saturday will be chilly for April’s standards. Our high temperatures on Saturday will be in the lower to mid 40s. Average high temperatures for this time in April are typically in the mid 50s. We will be well below that all weekend.

Saturday there will be times of clouds and sunshine, and it will stay that cold thanks to the clouds. There is a system to our south that could bring in some snow or a wintry mix to our region. At this point it looks like it stays south. Saturday night we will have low temperatures in the lower to mid 20s. We will start off Sunday clear and frosty. As the day goes on, clouds will be increasing. Our high temperatures on Sunday will be in the lower to mid 40s. Sunday night our temperatures will fall into the 30s. Monday we will have a rather cloudy sky with some rain. In higher elevations there could be some snowflakes mixed in. Our high temperatures on Monday will be in the lower to mid 40s. Tuesday we will have more clouds compared to sunshine with high temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. The rest of next week looks milder with high temperatures in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

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