A Taste of Spring, But The Aftertaste Is Still Winter

Dry conditions will span PA and much of the DC Region today before wet weather moves in tomorrow. Rain and snow will move into much of western PA while the DC region sees all rain. This will continue into Thursday for western PA as the chance of on and off wet weather continues through the early weekend. Temperatures will continue to warm up a bit as seasonal and even above normal temperatures settle in during the late week. Another cold spell will haunt the region next week.
Current (~7am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA:  28; Wind Chill: 28
  • Franklin, PA: 25; Wind Chill: 16
  • New Castle, PA: 26; Wind Chill: 26
  • Butler, PA:  25; Wind Chill: 17
  • Pittsburgh (KAGC): 28; Wind Chill: 21
  • Uniontown, PA: 29; Wind Chill: 23
  • State College, PA: 32; Wind Chill: 32
  • Frederick, MD: 32; Wind Chill: 32
  • BWI Airport, MD:  30; Wind Chill: 22
  • DC (KDCA):  33; Wind Chill: 24

Forecast:

Western PA:

Main threat: Potential for slick spots on the roads Wednesday/Thursday. Mainly overnight into early morning.

  • Today:  Mostly sunny. Highs: 40s/Low 50s Overnight Lows: 30s
  • Wednesday:  Chance of rain/snow. Maybe some sleet mixed in. Snow mainly overnight. Highs: 50s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 30s
  • Thursday: Rain/snow threat continues. Sloppy. Highs: Upper 30s/Low 40s.Overnight Lows: 20s/Low 30s

DC Region: 

Main threat: Wet roads from showers tomorrow.

  • Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs: Low 40s Overnight Lows: 30s
  • Wednesday:  Chance of showers. Highs: Mid to upper 40s Overnight Lows: 30s/Low 40s
  • Thursday:  Partly cloudy Highs: Mid to upper 50s Overnight Lows: Mid to upper 30s

Good News: Warming up through the end of the week.

Bad News: Below normal temperatures return next week in full force. Boo.