Cold Morning. Layer Up If You Head Outside Tonight to Bring in the New Year. Wind Chills Below 0 Possible in Western PA. No Frost Advisories Tomorrow.

Could see some light snow in western PA today as little accumulation is possible. Mostly sunny skies will move in on Thursday before clouds increase on Friday and a slight chance of snow moves into NW PA late. Highs will only reach into the low to mid 20s today before lows fall off into the upper single digits and teens. Wind chills could drop to below 0 in some parts of western PA overnight into the new year. New Year’s Day will rise into the mid to upper 20s before low to mid 30s settle in on Friday. Lows in the upper single digits to mid 10s are expected tonight before upper 10s to low 20s move in on Thursday night. Friday night will continue to rise into the mid 20s. The DC Region will see mostly sunny skies over the next couple days before clouds increase on Friday. Highs  in the mid to upper 30s today will rise into the low 40s tomorrow before mid 40s settle in on Friday. Mid to upper 20s tonight will rise increase into the low 30s on Thursday night before Friday night bumps up into the low to mid 30s. Hope you all have a fantastic New Year! Bring in 2015 right! 
Current (~6-6:30am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 20; Wind Chill: 16
  • Franklin, PA: 16; Wind Chill: 5
  • New Castle, PA: 16; Wind Chill: 5
  • Butler, PA: 19; Wind Chill: 6
  • Pittsburgh, PA (KAGC): 21; Wind Chill: 8
  • Uniontown, PA: 19; Wind Chill: 12
  • State College, PA: 19; Wind Chill: 8
  • Frederick, MD: 28; Wind Chill: 22
  • BWI Airport, MD: 25; Wind Chill: 17
  • DC (KDCA): 32; Wind Chill: 25

Forecast:

Western PA:

Main threat:  Wind chills below 0 possible tonight.

  • New Year’s Eve: Chance of light snow continues. Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Highs: Low to Mid 20s Overnight Lows: Upper Single Digits to Mid 10s
  • New Year’s Day: Mostly sunny. Breezy. Highs: Mid to Upper 20s Overnight Lows: Upper 10s/Low 20s
  • Friday: Increasing clouds. Slight chance of snow in NW PA during the evening.  Highs: Low to Mid 30s Overnight Lows: Mid 20s

DC Region: 

Main threat: None.

  • New Year’s Eve: Mostly sunny. Highs: Mid to Upper 30s Overnight Lows: Mid 20s
  • New Year’s Day: Mostly sunny Highs: Low 40s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 30s
  • Friday: Increasing clouds. Afternoon Highs: Low to Mid 40s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 30s

Good News: Warmer temperatures return during the weekend. Conditions stay mainly dry despite a chance of some light snow today.

Bad News: Very cold tonight. Temperatures get cold again next week.