“Oh, the Silent Majesty of a Winter’s Morn. The Clean, Cool Chill of The Holiday Air. An Asshole in His Bathrobe, Emptying a Chemical Toilet into My Sewer.”

Merry Christmas! Shitter was full! Looking like it is full today with the amount of rain you’ll have to be driving through today on your travels to celebrate Christmas. Wind will also be a concern as gusts up to 50 mph are possible in western PA tonight and tomorrow. Conditions should clear out on Christmas as a chance of snow is possible in western PA on Christmas. Friday will stay dry as mostly sunny skies grace the region. Highs in the 50s/Low 60s are in store for today in western PA before dropping into the mid to 30s to low 40s tomorrow afternoon. Mid to upper 40s will settle in on Friday. Lows in the mid 30s tonight will drop into the upper 20s to low 30s on Thursday night before low to mid 30s move in on Saturday night. The DC Region will see highs in the upper 50s to low 60s late tonight before afternoon highs drop into the low 50s tomorrow. Low 50s are expected on Friday. Lows tonight will drop into the upper 40s before falling into the upper 30s overnight into Friday. Friday night will keep lows in the mid 30s. Hope you all have a Merry Christmas! Now get down on your knees and tell me you love me!     
Current (~6-6:30am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 51; Wind Chill: 45
  • Franklin, PA: 45; Wind Chill: 39
  • New Castle, PA: 50; Wind Chill: 50
  • Butler, PA: 46; Wind Chill: 41
  • Pittsburgh, PA (KAGC): 51; Wind Chill: 48
  • Uniontown, PA: 51; Wind Chill: 51
  • State College, PA: 44; Wind Chill: 44
  • Frederick, MD: 45; Wind Chill: 45
  • BWI Airport, MD: 46; Wind Chill: 42
  • DC (KDCA): 47; Wind Chill: 47

Forecast:

Western PA:

Main threat:  Rains may cause slipp’y roads today. Windy conditions will occur. Free standing water could refreeze late on Thursday.

  • Today: Rain. Windy tonight. Highs: Mid 50s/Low 60s Overnight Lows: Mid to Upper 30s
  • Christmas: Chance of snow. Windy.  Afternoon Highs: Mid 30s to Low 40s Overnight Lows: Upper 20s/Low 30s
  • Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs: Mid to Upper 40s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 30s

DC Region: 

Main threat: Rain may cause slippery roads today. Windy tonight into tomorrow.

  • Today: Rain. Windy tonight. Highs: Low to Mid 60s Overnight Lows: Mid to Upper 40s
  • Christmas: Chance of lingering showers early. Drying out. Windy. Afternoon Highs: Low to Mid 50s Overnight Lows: Mid to Upper 30s
  • Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs: Upper 40s/Low 50s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 30s

Good News: Light snow possible on Christmas in western PA. Temperatures stay above normal through the weekend.

Bad News: Wet today. Windy tonight into tomorrow as gusts of up to 50 mph could occur.